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 […]
Eskom says it does not expect to implement load shedding on Monday.
Stage 1 load shedding will resume at seven on Sunday morning.
Agri Western Cape says load shedding is financially crippling the agriculture sector.
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 says load shedding will decrease to stage two from Saturday morning.
Eskom says that Stage 4 load shedding will continue until Friday evening.
Energy analyst Adil Nchabeleng says Eskom’s ageing infrastructure does not contribute to load shedding but rather the lack of maintenance by the power utility, along with the alleged decommissioning of power stations.
Eskom says stage four load shedding will resume at 9am on Wednesday morning.
Eskom says technicians are working on tracing the cause of the trip at the nuclear power station, Koeberg outside Cape Town, that has forced the implementation of Stage 4 load shedding.