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Eskom shifts load shedding to stage 2

16 February 2020 9:20 AM
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Stage 2 power cuts implemented on Sunday after "recovery in generation performance".

Eskom's announced that load shedding moves to stage 2 from 9 am on Sunday, after stage 3 was implemented on Saturday.

The power utility says this is thanks to four generating units returning to service overnight.

"Implementing stage 3 load shedding during the night has helped us to reduce the usage of the emergency diesel reserves and to replenish hydro-pumped storage scheme levels."

Eskom has warned of an increased likelihood of power cuts over the next 18 months as it implements a maintenance plan to service its ageing power plants.


16 February 2020 9:20 AM
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Eskom
Load shedding
Power cuts

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