South Africa's Eskom to reduce power cuts on Friday

2020-09-03 07:04:00 PM

On Wednesday Eskom ramped up power cuts to 'stage 4' because of exceptionally high demand and breakdowns at its coal-fired power stations.

On Wednesday Eskom ramped up power cuts to 'stage 4' because of exceptionally high demand and breakdowns at its coal-fired power stations.

Struggling power utility Eskom said on Thursday it would reduce power cuts on Friday from 8 a.m due to lower demand and much improved weather.

Read more: Sowetan LIVE »

Eskom to downgrade load-shedding to Stage 3 on FridayEskom will reduce load-shedding to Stage 3 from 8am until 10pm on Friday.

Eskom board backs CFO Oberholzer in Parly over alleged conflict of interestJan Oberholzer was accused of corruption, dishonesty, conflict of interest, and abuse of power in relation to alleged links to Eskom contractor, Stefanutti Stocks.

SA vehicle sales take another year-on-year plunge in August, as Eskom hinders recoverySouth Africa’s new vehicle market is not showing any significant signs of recovery, despite the slight month-on-month sales increase. Let’s take a look at what went down in August: IOLmotoring

Eskom warns loadshedding could last for the rest of this week.Eskom_SA has warned that Loadshedding could last for the rest of the week as a result of more constraints on the generation system.

Eskom expects 5 generating units back in service today after breakdownsTen units went down at seven power stations on Sunday evening, and the power utility implemented stage two load shedding on Tuesday.

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

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.Thursday 3 September 2020 - 6:00pm File: A general view of the headquarter of the embattled South African main electricity provider Eskom.CAPE TOWN - The Eskom board on Wednesday was forced to come to the defence of its chief financial officer (CFO) Jan Oberholzer.Email Share JOHANNESBURG - While the South African new vehicle market saw a modest improvement of 3.

"In order to replenish the emergency generation reserves, load-shedding will then continue into the weekend," Eskom said in a statement, adding that the system remains unreliable and vulnerable. . The power utility says this is due to reduced demand and improved weather conditions.