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Eskom warns of load shedding at short notice

Power utility Eskom has warned that due to the cold front battering parts of South Africa, coupled with a loss in generation capacity, it may be forced to implement load shedding at short notice on Thursday. “The system is currently severely constrained, and it is anticipated that towards the evening peak, the system will come

SA hit by Stage 4 load shedding

Load shedding will be increased to Stage 4 from 14:00 this afternoon until 22:00 tonight. From 22:00, South Africa will return to Stage 2. Stage 4 is necessary due to additional breakdowns of a unit at Medupi and two units at Duvha Power Station, together with the high winter demand, Eskom said. Remaining emergency generation

Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented until sunday

Wednesday, 09 June 2021: Due to the continued delays in returning generation units to service at Kusile, Tutuka, Duvha, Kendal and Koeberg Power Stations, Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 10:00 today until 22:00 on Sunday night. In addition, these constraints have been exacerbated by the high winter demand throughout the day over the past

Loadshedding will be increased to Stage 4

Wednesday, 09 June 2021: Due to additional breakdowns of a unit at Medupi and two units at Duvha Power Station, together with the high winter demand, Eskom regrets to inform the public that Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 14:00 this afternoon until 22:00 tonight. This is in order to ration the remaining emergency

Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented

Tuesday, 01 June 2021: Due to further breakdowns of generating units at Kriel, Arnot, Majuba and Tutuka Power Stations over the past 24 hours, as well as delays in returning units to service at Duvha and Tutuka Power Stations, Eskom regrets to inform the public that Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented starting at 16:00

Stage 1 loadshedding will be implemented

Wednesday, 26 May 2021:Regrettably, Eskom will implement Stage 1 loadshedding starting at 17:00 this afternoon, until 22:00 tonight. This loadshedding is required as a result of a shortage in generation capacity due to breakdowns and delays in returning generator units to service. This has resulted in the unplanned unavailability of 14 719MW of capacity. A further