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Four days of 11-Hour daily power outages to affect these Tshwane areas

Parts of Tshwane to be affected by a four-day power interruption, lasting 11 hours daily, as the city undertakes a crucial upgrade.

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In an effort to enhance the city’s power infrastructure, the City of Tshwane has issued a public notice. Notifying residents of Soshanguve that they are set to experience temporary power interruptions from Monday, 4 December, to Thursday, 7 December 2023.

The reason behind this inconvenience is the ongoing construction of the Apollo-Dinaledi 400 kV line.

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The planned power interruptions are scheduled daily from 6:00 to 17:00. There are also expected to affect several areas within Soshanguve.

Areas to be affected

Residents in Block L and M extension, Block DD, BB, LL, JJ, NN, FF, HH, GG, IA, PP, Winterveld Ext 3, and Tswaig Orange Farm will be among those impacted.

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Furthermore, the construction will affect Block K, K Extension, M, H, H Extension, and F West. Residents in Block C, F East, AA, and G should also anticipate power interruptions during this period.

Additionally, Block KK, Ss1, S, R, T, V, X, and W will experience temporary power outages. Residents in Block T, T Extension, V, and V Extension, as well as Block P, SS5, MM, P Extension, Y, Y Extension, and X, are urged to be prepared for the scheduled interruptions.

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The City of Tshwane apologises for any inconvenience caused

The City expresses regret for any inconvenience caused during this planned maintenance. It also emphasises the importance of treating all electrical apparatus as live during this period.

“The City apologises for the inconvenience caused during this planned,” said the City.

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Residents are encouraged to take necessary precautions and plan accordingly to minimise disruptions during the specified dates.

The temporary inconvenience is a crucial step towards ensuring a more robust and reliable power supply for the community in the future.

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