City Power updates progress on Eldorado Park substation repairs

A fire broke out at the substation which resulted in surburbs in Johannesburg losing power and also suffering water cuts.

File: An electricity transformer. Twitter/City Power

JOHANNESBURG - City Power says it could take at least seven days to repair tripped transformers at the Eldorado Park substation, in southern Johannesburg.

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One transformer was stitched on Wednesday but tripped, causing a blow-up on the second one.

City Power says if all goes according to plan, everything should be back to normal by early next week.


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