Eskom downgrades load-shedding to stage 1

2020-09-06 01:49:00 PM

Eskom announced on Sunday morning that it will downscale load-shedding from stage 2 to stage 1.

Eskom announced on Sunday morning that it will downscale load-shedding from stage 2 to stage 1.

Eskom announced on Sunday morning that it will down-scale load-shedding from stage 2 to stage 1.

Image:EskomEskom announced on Sunday morning that it will downscale load-shedding from stage 2 to stage 1.The embattled power utility said stage 1 load-shedding will be effective from midday on Sunday to 10pm. Eskom said further updates would be provided later.

Stage 2 will change down to Stage 1 from 12:00 to 22:00 today. A further update will be provided later today.— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA)This comes after South Africans had to endure stage 4 and stage 2 power cuts earlier in the week after the power utility experienced multiple breakdowns of its generation units.

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Eskom said stage 1 load-shedding will be effective from midday on Sunday to 10pm.JOHANNESBURG - Power utility Eskom said it would implement stage 2 load shedding from 08:00 until 22:00 throughout the weekend.Brace for stage 2 load shedding all weekend, warns Eskom Share Load shedding.This is necessary to replenish the emergency generation reserves which were depleted this past week, the power utility said in a statement.

Image: Eskom Eskom announced on Sunday morning that it will downscale load-shedding from stage 2 to stage 1. The embattled power utility said stage 1 load-shedding will be effective from midday on Sunday to 10pm. #PowerAlert 1 Eskom to implement Stage 2 loadshedding from 08:00 until 22:00 throughout the weekend@News24 @eNCA @SABCNews @NewzroomAfrika pic.  Eskom said further updates would be provided later. Stage 2 load shedding will be implemented on both Saturday and Sunday, between 08:00 and 22:00, the statement read. Stage 2 will change down to Stage 1 from 12:00 to 22:00 today.com/HdMoPJMORX — Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) September 4, 2020 This comes after the utility suspended the general managers of the Kriel and Tutuka power stations for poor performance that led to load shedding being implemented. A further update will be provided later today. Further interventions are ongoing at the Kriel and Duvha power stations.

— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) This comes after South Africans had to endure stage 4 and stage 2 power cuts earlier in the week after the power utility experienced multiple breakdowns of its generation units. Spokesperson Sikhonathi Mantshantsha said there were repeat offenders: “Kriel, Tutuka and Kendal. It had warned that load shedding would be implemented over the weekend, as emergency reserves were depleted over the past week. Eskom said this was necessary  to replenish the emergency generation reserves which were depleted this past week. It warned the grid remained unstable and vulnerable, and urged South Africans to use electricity sparingly.” Three general managers have now been appointed to head the three stations. Earlier on Friday, Eskom had also announced it had summarily suspended the managers of the Tutuka and Kendal power stations, saying the country’s load-shedding crisis was being “exacerbated by serious issues of apathetic behaviour” by some top staff. Eskom appealed to the public to use electricity sparingly. MORE ..