Eskom has suspended the planned interruption of bulk power supply to Msukaligwa and eMalahleni local municipalities after failure to reach agreements for the settlements of their arrears debt.
Eskom will continue to work with all municipalities to develop long term sustainable plans that ensure that municipalities stay out of the debt trap is obliged to supply electricity on a financially sustainable basis. Should the municipalities fail to honour the afore-mentioned payment agreements, Eskom reserves the right to implement the interruptions within seven days of the breach.
Municipal customers are encouraged to engage with their supply authorities to get updated information on their municipalities’ arrears situation.
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