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Stage 2 load-shedding will be implemented from 5pm to 10pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Picture: 123RF/BEERCRAFTER
Stage 2 load-shedding will be implemented from 5pm to 10pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Picture: 123RF/BEERCRAFTER

With a cold weekend in store for the country, electric heaters will be less of an option after Eskom confirmed rolling power cuts will be enforced.

The energy utility said on Friday that due to a shortage of generation capacity, stage 2 load-shedding would be implemented from 5pm to 10pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

“We have 3,405MW on planned maintenance and 15,534MW of capacity is unavailable due to breakdowns,” Eskom said.

“Eskom appeals to all South Africans to help limit the impact of load-shedding by reducing the use of electricity and to switch off all nonessential items.”

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