Eskom says the probability of load shedding remains low until January the 13th – but it’s warned that this could change if there are heavy rains.
The utility says closure of businesses over the holiday season will take some pressure off the power grid.
However, it says heavy rain in December and January could impact on coal handling and feeding to the boilers, with a consequent effect on generation production.
The probability of loadshedding remains low from today until 13 January 2019 @eNCA @SABCNewsOnline @IOL @ewnupdates @SowetanLIVE @News24 @eepublishers @CityPowerJhb @City_Ekurhuleni @CityTshwane @eThekwiniM pic.twitter.com/NMDat14rwy
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) December 13, 2018
This could in turn increase the possibility of load shedding.
Eskom’s also warned that local outages could occur due to technical faults rather than load shedding.
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