Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding from 21:00 on Saturday evening until 5:00 am Monday morning.
Eskom says it’s been forced to implement load shedding because units at Kusile, Amot and Medupi have gone down.
The cash-strapped power utility says there have also been delays in bringing a unit at the Tutuka power station back online.
Due to generation capacity constraints, Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 21:00 tonight until 05:00 on Monday morning pic.twitter.com/ksc6RSDqIj
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) December 4, 2021
Eskom announces Stage 2 load shedding, audio below:
Eskom says. “Total breakdowns have increased to 14 727MW while planned maintenance is 6 711MW of
capacity as we continue with the reliability maintenance.”
The power utility appeals to all South Africans to help reduce the usage of electricity by switching off
“We will communicate promptly should there be any significant changes to the power system.”