Eskom is continuing with stage 2 rotational load-shedding on Saturday‚ saying that this is necessary to “cater for further trips and to create capacity to replenish water reserves for our pumped storage schemes”.

“The system continues to be tight‚ with unplanned breakdowns above 12‚000MW necessitating the use of diesel and water reserves for open cycle gas turbines and pumped storage schemes respectively...

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