19 March 2019 - Power has been restored to most of the areas that were plunged into darkness following an explosion at the Town Substation in Vanderbijlpark last week. Electrical technicians restored power to Bonanne, Stephanopark, Bophelong Extension 1 to 18, CW1 to 4, parts of NW7 and CW5.
Although power has been restored to all of the above-mentioned areas, parts of CW5 and all of CW6 are still affected by the outage. This is due to the 6 panels which supply the two areas that were damaged beyond repair by the fire. The municipality is in the process of buying the 6 replacement panels and is doing so with the urgency it requires.