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City Power has completed the connection and commissioning of the new transformer at Cleveland substation, the power utility has said.
While Eskom has given assurances that there would be no load shedding on Saturday, many suburbs in Johannesburg and surrounding areas were without power.
City Power saw an increase in calls to report faults due to system failures and trips on Saturday following load shedding restorations.
City Power will continue to monitor violence flash points across the City of Johannesburg to determine whether it's safe to operate.
City Power says it has managed to clear and restore most of its information technology systems, including the pre-paid electricity vending system, meaning that most customers In Johannesburg will now be able to buy electricity.
This is the second substation to catch fire, following a similar fire two weeks ago that left half of the suburb without power for almost two days ago.
After spending almost a week in the dark, residents of Darrenwood and surrounding areas of Randburg in Johannesburg are breathing a sigh of relief because their electricity has been restored.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court where he will be charged for corruption and extortion.
Nirvana Drive in Lenasia, Johannesburg, has been closed off due to protests in the area.
City Power has apologised to residents of Randpark Ridge, outside Johannesburg, for a four-day power outage.
City Power says a new transformer is estimated to cost between R12m and R16m.
Jo'burg residents have had to contend with outages above and beyond the scheduled load shedding, as power trips hit multiple areas in the city.
Bryanston and the surrounding areas in Johannesburg are experiencing power outages following an explosion at Brynorth substation, City Power said on Saturday.
The City of Johannebsurg has spent R131m on refurbishing the more than 40-year-old Wilro Park Substation.
A virus which has hit City Power has resulted in a blackout to its internet technology system, leaving scores of Johannesburg residents unable to purchase electricity.
City Power CEO Lerato Setshedi has ordered an investigation into the awarding of a tender after the High Court in Johannesburg declared it invalid and set it aside.
Power has been fully restored to the Ekurhuleni areas that source their power from the Allendale substation.
Police are monitoring Nirvana Drive in Lenasia following violent protests over illegal electricity connections.
Protesters from Emhlangeni informal settlement vented their anger on nearby houses after City Power disconnected their illegally connected electricity.
A security guard deployed to protect the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg is one of seven people arrested for allegedly stealing electricity infrastructure, City Power has said.
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