The office of the Presidency says President Cyril Ramaphosa has cited major concerns over load shedding in the country as he prepares to be briefed by Eskom.
Zimbabwe says it is still receiving an uninterrupted power supply from Eskom despite increased loadshedding in South Africa.
Eskom board and management will on Wednesday brief President Cyril Ramaphosa on the deepening power crisis in the country.
ANC deputy president David Mabuza has described the ongoing power crisis in the country as extremely worrying.
Energy expert, Adil Nchabeleng has disputed the reasons given by Eskom for the current spate of loadshedding which started last week.
South Africa’s growth outlook dimmed when utility Eskom announced unprecedented levels of blackouts. The power utility cut up to 6 000 megawatts of power from the national grid after heavy rain and flooding triggered failures at its Medupi power station.
Eskom says the incessant rains in various parts of the country are making it difficult for it to reduce loadshedding
Eskom is implementing stage 4 loadshedding from 10:00 on Monday morning. Earlier the power utility said that its systems are still highly constrained.
Eskom says its systems are still highly constrained. The power utility says stage two load-shedding will continue until 23:00 on Monday night due to a shortage in the power generation capacity.
Eskom has again urged people to consult with the utility’s website, app or toll free number to see when they are affected by loadshedding.