Data provided by McGregor BFA
All data is delayed
Loading...
See More

Eskom gets KZN power on line

Aug 08 2012 18:53 I-Net Bridge

Related Articles

China beats SA as top ferrochrome maker

Eskom readies for severe weather woes

MPs lash energy dept

Keaton makes record Eskom coal deliveries

Cold pushes up power usage

Gigaba: State companies keep SA going

 
Johannesburg – Power utility Eskom says it has restored power supply to parts of KwaZulu-Natal which were left without electricity in the early hours of the morning due to the severe weather conditions in the province.

Eskom technicians have brought back on line one of the five transmission lines that were affected by the weather‚ the company said on Wednesday afternoon.

Power supply has now been restored in the following municipalities: eThekwini‚ Ixopo‚ Mhlatuze‚ KwaDukuza and Matatiele.

Although supply has been restored to most customers‚ interruptions to power supply are still affecting customers in the areas of Harding‚ Mooi River and Cedarville.

At a national level‚ demand for electricity was above forecast Wednesday morning due to the cold weather and Eskom has revised its forecast for peak demand this evening (Wednesday) by 1‚000MW to 33‚960 MW.

Available capacity is forecast to be 36‚600MW and Eskom can also draw on emergency reserves if necessary to meet demand.

Eskom urged all customers to switch off all non-essential appliances and use electricity sparingly‚ particularly during the evening peak between 5pm and 9pm.

*Follow Fin24 on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

 
eskom  |  kwa-zulu natal  |  electricity
NEXT ON FIN24X

 
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Company Snapshot

We're Talking About: Small Business

Standard Bank is looking for 12 entrepreneurs to participate in a 10-part TV series. They could win a R1m investment into their dream.
 
 

Zille: DA will provide real, sustainable jobs

The DA says it has a policy package in place which will lead to 6m real, sustainable jobs being created. Watch Helen Zille explain.

 
 

Latest elections multimedia

11 Julius Malema quotes you'll never forget
DA won't get 30% - Zille
The EFF's ad was banned, see why
Why Jack Parow wants you to vote on 7 May

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...
Loading...