Eskom has urged the public to reduce their electricity usage substantially to avoid load shedding as the power grid is severely constrained.
Eskom says it does not expect to implement load shedding on Thursday but warns that the power grid remains vulnerable.
Eskom has announced plans to roll out stage 2 load shedding throughout this weekend. In a statement issued on Friday evening, the power utility says load shedding will be implemented between 8 am and 10pm.
The Cape Chamber of Commerce is advising businesses to reduce their dependence on Eskom by investing in their own power generation.
Eskom will continue load shedding into the weekend to replenish its emergency generation reserves. The power utility says it will move from stage four to stage three load shedding on Friday from eight in the morning to 10 in the evening.
Eskom to continue implementing Stage 4 load shedding from 8am until 10pm on Thursday.
Eskom says it will implement Stage 4 load shedding on Wednesday until 10PM.
Power utility Eskom says stage two loadshedding will continue on Thursday as it’s power generation system is severely constrained.
Power utility Eskom is to implement Stage 2 load shedding on Tuesday from 4pm until 10pm as the power system is severely constrained.
Eskom has warned that loadshedding could be on the cards for this evening as its power system is severely constrained after another two generation units tripped today and the return of another one to service was delayed.