Areas that won’t be able to attend ‘family meeting’ due to load reduction

Energy utility Eskom has announced that it can presumably presumably be enforcing load low cost which will impact obvious areas in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Free Divulge and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) on Monday, 11 January 2021.

In a statement, Eskom said the implementation of load low cost used to be due “to steer sure of community overloading in excessive-density areas that are at menace of unlawful connections, meter bypasses and vandalism of electricity infrastructure”.

The burden low cost comes at the identical time that President Cyril Ramaphosa might perchance be addressing the nation in his so-known as “household meeting” on developments in relation to the nation’s response to the 2d wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The affected areas consist of:


Eskom said that load low cost might perchance be applied from 5pm to 10pm in Benoni and Vosloorus.


The energy utility extra said that load low cost might perchance be applied from 5pm to 9pm within the Ehlanzeni district.

  • Buffelshoek
  • Kamhlushwa A, B and Phosaville
  • Zone1,Thembeka, Ward 3 and Magagula Fragment
  • Entokozweni, Edamini, Enkandla andBelladonah
  • Tekwane South
  • Arthurstone, Tsuvulan and Recent Wooded space


Load low cost in KZN might perchance be applied from 5pm to 7pm in Msunduzi and other areas talked about.

Msunduzi / Impendle / uMngeni – Kwamncane, Maswazini, Pinewoods, Rossi, Valhoek, Kwamgwagwa, Mafakathini, Maswazini, Swartkop, Dlaba, Edendale and Sitebisi

Emnambithi / Ladysmith – Ezakheni

Okhahlamba – Enon, Mafefetheni, Mooihoek, Nooitgedacht and Zunckels

uMhlathuze – Esikhawini, Mhlanga, Muzi, Uzimgwenya, African, Empembeni and Sobamdlovu

Maphumulo – Woma, Ikhabane, KwaNtuli, Mbozana, Amafahla, Izaggaya, Sigedleni, Ngwadumane, Nkolovuzane, Emkhovini, Sindi, Ngwempisi and Dayingubo


The Mopani district might perchance be impacted by load low cost from 5pm to 9pm.

Risenga / Julesburg 11kV – Sasekani, Mhlaba JB, Wisani, Shikwambane, Kuwait, Lenyenye, Gavana, Mafarana, Bergusdorp, Solani, Nyanyukano, Madawa and Molatia

Mamitwa / Bokhuta 22kV – Bonny Village, Maweni, Hlayisani, Musiphani, Nkambako, Malobana and Merckry

Free Divulge:

Load low cost might perchance be applied from 5pm to 8pm in Lejweleputswa district.

The energy utility also urged folk within the affected areas to no longer log a fault one day of the period.

“Someday of the weight low cost implementation, potentialities are urged to swap off all their electrical appliances to steer sure of energy surges when energy returns. Failure to enact so also can lead to transformer trips or failures, and damages to household appliances when offer is restored,” Eskom said.

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