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Proposed Schedule for outages for Trip Testing of the MV Network within the Newcastle Municipality Licenced Areas.

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Proposed Schedule for outages for Trip Testing of the MV Network within the Newcastle Municipality Licenced Areas.
As part of the maintenance plan of the Municipality, we are trying to prevent danger to the lives of our people, prevent damage to the infrastructure, the equipment and also the environment by conducting Trip Testing.

Trip testing allows the department to be able to investigate, any problems that may arise within our switchgear. Prior to it being faulty and thus causing nuisance outages and major breakdowns.

This is a step which is boldly taken by the department, as to prevent damage to our equipment and curb outages. These proposed outages will occur after business hours. I.e. from 17h00 till 20h00. The outages won’t be longer than an hour at a time.
NB. It is physically tricky to clearly identify which household or business, which is going to be affected on which day. These the circuits interlink but this schedule outlines the week that you most likely to be affected.

Please treat all electrical apparatus as live at all times.

Schedule

Areas affected Date from Date to Date from Date to
Riverside Substation 08/03/2016 10/03/2016
Industrial area 08/03/2016 10/03/2016
KwaMathukuza 08/03/2016 10/03/2016
Central A Substation 15/03/2016 17/03/2016 22/03/2016 24/03/2016
Cbd 15/03/2016 17/03/2016 22/03/2016 24/03/2016
Townland Substation 29/03/2016 31/03/2016
Ncandu Park 29/03/2016 31/03/2016
Pioneer Park 29/03/2016 31/03/2016
Signal Hill 29/03/2016 31/03/2016
Amajuba Park 29/03/2016 31/03/2016
Sunny Ridge 29/03/2016 31/03/2016
Glen Substation 05/04/2016 07/04/2016
Amiel Park 05/04/2016 07/04/2016
Hutten Heights 05/04/2016 07/04/2016
Schuinshoogte 05/04/2016 07/04/2016
Avairy Hill 05/04/2016 07/04/2016
Central B substation 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Arbor Park 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Central Park 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Voortrekker area 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Hospital 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Private hospital 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Newcastle Mall 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Newcastle Police station 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Airport 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Jooste road 12/04/2016 14/04/2016 19/04/2016 21/04/2016
Lennoxton Substation 03/05/2016 05/05/2016
Lennoxton 03/05/2016 05/05/2016
Paradise 03/05/2016 05/05/2016
Fernwood 03/05/2016 05/05/2016
Suryaville 03/05/2016 05/05/2016
Fairleigh 03/05/2016 05/05/2016

 

Note to all our High loads customers notices will be delivered to you and all enquiries should forwarded to the Distribution Superintendent Mr M B Zwane at electric@newcastle.gov.za. Tel 034-3121296 .Fax 0343129697

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