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‘Risk of load shedding remains high this winter’ – Eskom

22 May 2020, 5:13 AM

Eskom is now forecasting that there will be three days of load shedding during the coming winter period, from a previous forecast of thirty days before the lockdown. Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter says Eskom’s debt still remains high at R450-billion and the company is still not able to generate enough revenue to meet its […]

No load shedding expected on Monday

16 March 2020, 1:42 PM

Eskom says it does not expect to implement load shedding on Monday.

Stage 1 load shedding to resume on Sunday morning

15 March 2020, 5:35 AM

Stage 1 load shedding will resume at seven on Sunday morning.

Load shedding hits agriculture hard, says Agri Western Cape

14 March 2020, 8:32 PM

Agri Western Cape says load shedding is financially crippling the agriculture sector.

Load shedding downgraded to Stage 1

14 March 2020, 2:02 PM

Eskom says due to an improvement in generating capacity, load shedding will be downgraded to Stage 1 for the remainder of the day until 11 pm on Saturday evening. 

Eskom’s load shedding will decrease to stage two from Saturday morning

14 March 2020, 5:16 AM

Eskom says load shedding will decrease to stage two from Saturday morning.

Stage 4 load shedding set to continue until late Friday

13 March 2020, 5:17 AM

Eskom says that Stage 4 load shedding will continue until Friday evening.

Stage four load shedding resumes at 9am on Wednesday

11 March 2020, 5:14 AM

Eskom says stage four load shedding will resume at 9am on Wednesday morning.

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Stage 2 load shedding kicks off

10 March 2020, 9:00 AM

Eskom has begun implementing stage 2 load shedding. The power utility says power cuts are likely to continue for the rest of the week amid further delays in efforts to return some power stations to service.

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Load shedding under way

9 March 2020, 9:00 AM

The power cuts began at 9 o’clock on Monday morning and will continue until Thursday. Eskom says an increase in the number of unplanned breakdowns at its power stations has necessitated the move.



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