Eskom says it is concern that many municipalities in the Free State have not been able to settle their electricity debts. Municipalities owe the power utility up to R18 billion. Free State municipalities are on top of the list owing Eskom almost R6 billion.


“If you want to dissect all the provinces the leading one is Free State at 6 billion rand followed Mpumalanga at about three billion rand and North West at about one billion rand,”says, Eskom spokesperson, Khulu Phasiwe.