Cash strapped power utility, Eskom , has warned that the loadshedding situation could change at short notice because of aging and unpredictable power plants.
Image: Imagine: SABCEskom says loadshedding is set to continue for 18 months as the utility seeks to catch up on maintenance.Cash strapped power utility, Eskom, has warned that the loadshedding situation could change at short notice because of aging and unpredictable power plants – and says stage three power cuts are to continue until Monday morning.
Eskom says unplanned outages stand at over 11 000 megawatts. It says loadshedding is set to continue for 18 months as the utility seeks to catch up on maintenance.Eskom has urged people to save power by setting air-conditioners at 23 degrees celsius, using the cold tap rather than the hot tap and switching off geysers during peak periods – among other things.
Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha says: “Due to the shortage of generating capacity, and unreliable and unpredictable generation plant, it is necessary to implement loadshedding in order to protect the entire electricity system from collapse. We are continuing with replenishing our dam levels and that is what stage 3 is helping us with.”Read more: SABC News Online »
Can't we reschedule it for the 29 February the whole day? PLEASE? And from Monday they continued through out the week 👎👎 hehehe EFF is delaying SONA, we want to hear the President. u heard him, did his speech bring end to Loadshedding
Eskom implements stage 3 load shedding until Monday morning | IOL NewsStage 3 load shedding will be implemented from 9am on Saturday until 5am on Monday, embattled state-owned power utility Eskom said. PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE ANC ESKOM SOUTHAFRICA
Eskom ramps up loadshedding to stage 3 for the weekendIn a statement, the embattled power utility said stage 3 rotational power cuts would be in place from 9am Saturday until 5am Monday. What bull is this though?😒😕
Eskom ramps up load-shedding to stage 3 for the weekend'As the system is vulnerable, any additional changes on the system performance may require a shift in stage at short notice.'
UPDATE: Eskom moves to stage 3 load-sheddingThe power utility says stage 3 load-shedding is expected to last until 5am on Monday. Yinike manje futhi😫 Bathomile Ankere bo Mabena, Wow wow i don't have words for this🙆♂️🙆♂️🙆♂️
Dark weekend for SA as Eskom announces stage 2 load-shedding Eskom implemented stage 2 load-shedding at 9pm Friday night. Whether u hate EFF or not, Gordhan must be removed. Again!!! What a surprise! We weren't expecting this. Like really we knew after the SONA things were going back to normal. Yes that IR4 city in Lanseria is looking sharp with this blackouts. Fukcen lying ANC.
Eskom confirms Stage 3 load shedding, warns situation could change at short notice | IOL Newseskom has confirmed that Stage 3 Loadshedding will continue until 5 am on Monday, and again warned consumers that the situation could change at short notice. 😤