Dozens of families in Diepsloot Section 3 have been without electricity for the past month. This as winter is strongly setting in, in Gauteng.
The proposed hike of pre-paid electricity tariffs by the City of Johannesburg has been met with shock and outrage by residents.
Kenya Electricity Generating Co. (KenGen), said on Wednesday demand for its electricity had dropped by about 8% due to restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, with Sunday usage levels seen throughout the week.
PRASA says it is optimistic that the City of Cape Town will not cut electricity supply to train stations and other facilities.
Eskom says it would respect the High Court’s decision to reject its urgent bid to increase electricity tariff by 16% over the next two years. The heavily indebted power utility however added that it was encouraged by the judge’s statement that there was merit to its case.