People without power urged to contact municipality      

By Drum Digital
16 June 2014

People who experience power supply problems should contact their municipal

call centre, Eskom said on Sunday after saying its own supplies were fine.

Spokesman Andrew Etzinger said people who receive electricity directly from the power utility should call the Eskom call centre if they have a query.

This was after people said they were without electricity, despite the power utility's commitment that the country's power grid remained stable and that no power cuts were expected.

On Friday, Etzinger said deliberate power cuts became necessary on Thursday evening due to constraints on the power system.

However, deliberate power cuts over the weekend appeared unlikely, he said at the time.

"At this stage, the grid is stable."

Generally, the power system was under the greatest pressure on weekday evenings between 5pm and 9pm, said Etzinger.

-           Sapa

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