Power outage in Alberton - may be 2 days

2013-02-23 16:40
Eskom's strategy of buying back power from large energy users is keeping the lights on, but at the cost of economic growth.

Eskom's strategy of buying back power from large energy users is keeping the lights on, but at the cost of economic growth.

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Johannesburg - A power outage caused by damaged circuit breakers has hit Alberton, the Ekurhuleni municipality said on Saturday.

"It is estimated that it might take two days to resolve the problem," said Ekurhuleni spokesperson Sam Modiba.

"However, the municipality is working around the clock to ensure power supply is restored as soon as possible."

The affected areas included the Alberton CBD, Florentia, Alberton North, New Redruth, South Crest and surrounding areas.

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