Remember to switch off at loadshedding

2019-02-28 06:00

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place.

When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs.

This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts.

The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding.

Residents are encouraged to reduce the risk and occurrence of nuisance tripping by switching off appliances, including geysers, air conditioners and pool pumps, prior to load shedding and leaving one light on to indicate the return of the supply.

General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.

“City teams always try their best to respond as soon as possible and within available capacity when a call is logged that an outage is carrying on for longer than the specific time frame that has been indicated by Eskom for load shedding.

Sometimes it may take longer to restore electricity in certain areas of the Metro as additional security measures must be taken in an area that has been affected by nuisance tripping.

The City continues to do its best to notify its customers of potential load shedding as soon as Eskom notifies the City.

We are also continuing our endeavours to become less reliant on Eskom for electricity supply and gain greater control as a municipality over the ability to generate and distribute electricity,” said Mayco member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place.

Switch of appliances like geysers, air conditioners and pool pumps, prior to load shedding and leaving one light on to indicate the return of the supply.

When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs. This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts. The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding. General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.“City teams always try their best to respond as soon as possible and within available capacity when a call is logged that an outage is carrying on for longer than the specific time frame that has been indicated by Eskom for load shedding. Sometimes it may take longer to restore electricity in certain areas of the Metro as additional security measures must be taken in an area that has been affected by nuisance tripping. The City continues to do its best to notify its customers of potential load shedding as soon as Eskom notifies the City,” said Mayco member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place. When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs. This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts. The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding. General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.

“City teams always try their best to respond as soon as possible and within available capacity when a call is logged that an outage is carrying on for longer than the specific time frame that has been indicated by Eskom for load shedding. The City continues to do its best to notify its customers of potential load shedding,” said Mayco member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place.

When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs. This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts. The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding. Residents are encouraged to reduce the risk and occurrence of nuisance tripping by switching off appliances, including geysers, air conditioners, pool pumps and leave one light on to indicate the return of the supply.General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.

“City teams always try their best to respond as soon as possible and within available capacity when a call is logged that an outage is carrying on for longer than the specific time frame that has been indicated by Eskom for load shedding. Sometimes it may take longer to restore electricity in certain areas of the Metro as additional security measures must be taken in an area that has been affected by nuisance tripping. The City continues to do its best to notify its customers of potential load shedding as soon as Eskom notifies the City. We are also continuing our endeavours to become less reliant on Eskom for electricity supply and gain greater control as a municipality,” said Mayco member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place.

When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs. This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts. The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding. Residents are encouraged to reduce the risk and occurrence of nuisance tripping by switching off appliances, including geysers, air conditioners and pool pumps, prior to load shedding and leaving one light on to indicate the return of the supply.

General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place. When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs. This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts. The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding. General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.“City teams always try their best to respond as soon as possible and within available capacity when a call is logged that an outage is carrying on for longer than the specific time frame that has been indicated by Eskom for load shedding. Sometimes it may take longer to restore electricity in certain areas of the Metro as additional security measures must be taken in an area that has been affected by nuisance tripping. The City continues to do its best to notify its customers of potential load shedding as soon as Eskom notifies the City,” said Mayco member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

The City of Cape Town encourages residents to reduce the risk of nuisance tripping by switching off all appliances which use electricity before load shedding is scheduled to take place.

When power is restored after load shedding, nuisance tripping sometimes occurs.

This is when the power is restored to an area and fails to come back on in some parts. The power outage often goes unreported because residents assume that it is due to load shedding.

Residents are encouraged to reduce the risk and occurrence of nuisance tripping by switching off appliances, including geysers, air conditioners and pool pumps, prior to load shedding and leaving one light on to indicate the return of the supply.

General faults can also sometimes be confused with load shedding.

“City teams always try their best to respond as soon as possible and within available capacity when a call is logged that an outage is carrying on for longer than the specific time frame that has been indicated by Eskom for load shedding. Sometimes it may take longer to restore electricity in certain areas of the Metro as additional security measures must be taken in an area that has been affected by nuisance tripping. The City continues to do its best to notify its customers of potential load shedding as soon as Eskom notifies the City. We are also continuing our endeavours to become less reliant on Eskom for electricity supply and gain greater control as a municipality over the ability to generate and distribute electricity,” said Mayco member for energy and climate change, Phindile Maxiti.

If you experience an outage at an unscheduled time, or the electricity supply remains off for longer than the period specified in the schedule, SMS the details to the City’s Technical Operations Centre on 31220.

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