Eskom implements stage 1 load shedding until midnight
Stage 1 load shedding will be implemented from 16:00 – 24:00 this evening. Loadshedding will then be suspended as the system has sufficiently recovered, said the power utility.
The power utility said load-shedding will be suspended as the generation system has recovered.
Eskom is pleased to announce that load shedding will be implemented at Stage 1 load shedding at 16:00 – 24:00 this evening. Loadshedding will then be suspended as the generation system has recovered sufficiently at this point. Eskom thanks the public and all stakeholders for their patience and understanding during this difficult period of load shedding.
Eskom spokesperson Sikhonathi Mantsantsa cautioned that the power system constraints continue to persist.
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We urge the people of South Africa to continue using electricity sparingly. Should there be any further changes, Eskom will promptly communicate and implement any changes as may be required.
Eskom reminds the public that load shedding is implemented only as a last resort to protect the national grid.
We, therefore, urge all South Africans to continue using electricity sparingly, especially during these uncertain times on the pow