Eskom to implement stage 3 load shedding from Friday

2020-09-03 06:48:00 PM

Eskom to implement #stage3 load shedding from Friday #Loadshedding

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Eskom to implement stage3 load shedding from Friday Loadshedding

The power utility is citing reduced demand and improved weather conditions for scaling down the rolling blackouts.

South Africans had to endure stage 4 power-cuts on Wednesday after Eskom experienced multiple breakdowns at its power stations.While the situation has slightly improved, it said load shedding will still continue into the weekend.Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha said: "The system remains unreliable and vulnerable. Eskom will continue to communicate the stage of load shedding should there be any further developments."

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Eskom confirms stage 2 load-shedding from 8am on Wednesday Eskom will implement stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday.

Eskom confirms stage 2 load-shedding from 8am on Wednesday'Due to the continuing severe generation supply constraints as a result of multiple unit breakdowns, Eskom will continue to implement stage 2 load-shedding from 8am until 10pm [on Wednesday],' the power utility said in a statement.

Eskom to continue Stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday Eskom is urging customers to reduce electricity usage to ease the strain on the system.

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom has announced it will implement stage 3 load shedding from Friday, at 8 am until 10 pm.Thursday 3 September 2020 - 6:00pm File: A general view of the headquarter of the embattled South African main electricity provider Eskom.On Wednesday Eskom ramped up power cuts to"stage 4" because of exceptionally high demand and breakdowns at its coal-fired power stations, but from 8am until 10pm on Friday it will reduce them to"stage 3," which requires up to 3,000 megawatts to be shed from the grid.Eskom to reduce loadshedding to Stage 3 from Friday morning Share Load shedding will shift to Stage 3 on Friday.

South Africans had to endure stage 4 power-cuts on Wednesday after Eskom experienced multiple breakdowns at its power stations. While the situation has slightly improved, it said load shedding will still continue into the weekend. The power utility says this is due to reduced demand and improved weather conditions. Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha said: "The system remains unreliable and vulnerable. Eskom will continue to communicate the stage of load shedding should there be any further developments. READ: Eskom says gross debt increased to R488bn as of March Eskom maintains that the system remains unreliable and vulnerable." Download the EWN app to your iOS or Android device. But two other units have subsequently suffered breakdowns, with unplanned breakdowns now at 11 185MW of capacity, adding to the 5 040MW currently out on planned maintenance, according to the company.

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