[UPDATE] Over a dozen areas in JHB plunged into darkness
City Power says a technical team is on route to deal with the matter urgently at its Prospect Substation.
JOHANNESBURG - City Power has confirmed that electricity has gone off in several parts in the north-east and south of Johannesburg on Monday evening.
The power utility says a technical team is on route to deal with the matter urgently at its Prospect Substation.
Spokesperson Sol Masolo said: “We just lost power at the Prospect substation. We’ve sent a technical team there to investigate the cause of the problem. A number of suburbs of north-east of Johannesburg have been affected.”
The areas affected include Alexandra, Sydenham, Highlands North, Kensington, Mulbarton, Mondeor, Moffat 1&2, Robertsham 1&2, Van Beek 1&2, JHB CBD, Wemmer 1&2, Cleveland 1, 2, 3 & 4, Siemert 1&2, Gresswold 1&2, Cydna, Orchards 1&2, Observatory and Bellevue.
UPDATE: We have lost power at one of our prospect substations. We have sent a team of technicians to attend to the trip. Technicians are investigating the cause of the problem. We will update as we receive more information from the team. ^RT— @CityPowerJhb (@CityPowerJhb) January 15, 2018
Update: We are experiencing power outage in East and south areas of Johannesburg investigation still undergoing ETR will be updated.^LS— @CityPowerJhb (@CityPowerJhb) January 15, 2018