Due to an Eskom 66kV transmission pole being blown over last night, an emergency shutdown is planned for today.

Duration of shutdown can be more or less 8 hours from shutdown.

Areas affected Hermanus, Hemel en Aarde, Stanford, Gansbaai and Pearly Beach etc., parts of Onrus, Vermont, Fisherhaven and Hawston also possible.

Eskom are currently busy with preparations.


Info received from Gansbaai Municipality 12 am, Fri 16  Jan 2015