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Load Shedding To Alternate Between Stages 2 And 3 – Eskom

Eskom ramped up load shedding to Stage 2 from Tuesday morning until the afternoon, before Stage 3 power cuts kicks in at 4pm.

The utility said it increased the load shedding stages following a breakdown of two more generating units.

Eskom had to take a number of units offline for repairs over the last two weeks, resulting in the utility implementing daytime load shedding.

“This pattern of implementing Stage 2 load shedding in the morning and Stage 3 load shedding in the evening will be repeated daily until further notice,” said Crisis Communications manager Menzi Mngomezulu.

“Eskom will monitor the system and communicate should any significant changes occur.”