Eskom to continue Stage 4 load-shedding

2020-09-03 08:13:00 AM

The power utility says loadshedding will persist throughout the week.

The power utility says load-shedding will persist throughout the week.

The power utility says loadshedding will persist throughout the week.

File: Eskom says load-shedding will persist throughout the week.eNCA/Mario PedroJOHANNESBURG - Eskom will continue to implement Stage 4 load-shedding on Thursday from 8am to 10pm.On Wednesday,due to exceptionally high demand.READ:Eskom says gross debt increased to R488bn as of March

The power utility says load-shedding will persist throughout the week."This load-shedding is necessary in order to conserve and replenish emergency reserves while also maintaining the stability of the power system," Eskom said in a statement.

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Thursday 3 September 2020 - 7:00am File: Eskom says load-shedding will persist throughout the week.Image: 123RF/rasslava Eskom will implement stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday..Image: 123RF/rasslava Eskom will implement stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday.

eNCA/Mario Pedro JOHANNESBURG - Eskom will continue to implement Stage 4 load-shedding on Thursday from 8am to 10pm. On Wednesday, due to exceptionally high demand. The rotational power cuts are the result of 10 of its generation units at seven power stations suffering breakdowns in the past two days, said Eskom. READ: Eskom says gross debt increased to R488bn as of March The power utility says load-shedding will persist throughout the week. "This load-shedding is necessary in order to conserve and replenish emergency reserves while also maintaining the stability of the power system," Eskom said in a statement." Affected power stations include Arnot, Medupi, Lethabo and Matla, where each of its generators broke down, while two units each at Majuba, Camden, and Tutuka power stations broke down. "Eskom urges the people of South Africa to help reduce electricity usage in order to ease the pressure on the system. "Unplanned breakdowns amount to 11,425MW of capacity, adding to the 4,983MW currently out on planned maintenance.

" Source . "We urge the people of South Africa to help reduce electricity usage in order to assist Eskom to reduce the instance of load-shedding.