Loadshedding stage 4 will continue throughout the weekend.
The power utility says to continue severely generations supply constraints caused by multiple unit breakdown power stations as well as additional demand caused by the cold weather, load shedding will b escalated to stage 4 of load shedding.
” This load shedding is necessary to conserve and replenish emergency reserves, we have successfully returned a generation unit at each at three power stations”.
Reminder: #Loadshedding Stage 4 will commence at 08:00 until 22:00— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) September 3, 2020
To check your schedules:
👉 Loadshedding website https://t.co/SQhZfdzlHR
👉 MyEskom app
👉 Contact your respective municipalities/social media handles for schedules pic.twitter.com/MS4XMtonSR
Eskom said Loadshedding will persist throughout the week as Eskom teams work around the clock to return as many of these generation units to service as possible.
“Eskom will continue to communicate the stage of load shedding should there be any further developments. This load shedding is necessary to conserve and replenish emergency reserves while also maintaining the stability of the power system”.
The power utility has urged the public to help reduce electricity usage to ease the pressure on the system.