Ekurhuleni: Reported faults not on Eskom’s watch, says parastatal

first_img“Eskom has learnt from various media platforms that the loss of power supply to several suburbs in the City of Ekurhuleni is attributed to our equipment failure,” Eskom said in a statement. The outages affected the Germiston and Alberton areas on Monday, 12 August and on Friday, 17 August 2019 respectively.  Read more news on: Eskom combating illegal activities “We will continue to provide any support, where required, protect our infrastructure and provide service to our customers including municipalities,” says Ramashi. UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development South African power utility Eskom announced that it is distancing itself from the power outages that left several suburbs in Ekurhuleni without electricity supply. AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector Eskom has committed to working with the respective municipalities across Gauteng in resolving electricity-related faults and addressing any power outage caused by equipment or network failure. Finance and Policy “Eskom would like to correct the reports and state that the fault occurred on the City of Ekurhuleni network and that its technicians have since attended to the matter and restored supply to affected customers,” says Motlhabane Ramashi, Eskom’s senior manager for operations and maintenance in the Gauteng Operating Unit.  TAGSEskomSouth Africa Previous articleSão Tomé and Principe sign MoU for Lusophone CompactNext articleCity of Tshwane tariff hike approved by Nersa Ashley TheronAshley Theron-Ord is based in Cape Town, South Africa at Clarion Events-Africa. She is the Senior Content Producer across media brands including ESI Africa, Smart Energy International, Power Engineering International and Mining Review Africa. Featured image: Stock RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA Generation BRICS Sign up for the ESI Africa newsletterlast_img read more