Eskom implements stage 2 load-shedding until Sunday night
The load-shedding is partly due to heavy rain in Limpopo, according to the power utility
Eskom is implementing stage 2 load-shedding from midday on Friday until Sunday night, partly due to heavy rain in Limpopo.
The power utility said in a statement it has 4,114MW on planned maintenance, while another 15,739MW of capacity is “unavailable due to unplanned maintenance”.
The load-shedding has been exacerbated by the forced shutdown of five generating units at the Medupi power station as a result of the inability to get coal into the units due to the heavy rain in the Lephalale area on Thursday night, the utility said.
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