Eskom to ease load shedding from midnight

Eskom to ease load shedding from midnight

Eskom says it will reduce load shedding to stage 2 from midnight until 5am on Wednesday.

Duvha Power Station Eskom  - AFP

There'll be a break until 4pm on Wednesday when stage 3 is implemented until midnight.

Spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha says stage 3 will return on Thursday afternoon to midnight, while on Friday, the rolling blackouts will be on stage 2 from 4pm. 

"Since yesterday morning a unit each at Duvha, Medupi as well as three units at Kendal power stations have returned to service."

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"A generation unit each at Arnot, Camden, Tutuka and Kusile power stations remain out of service following breakdowns in the past 24 hours. 

"We currently have 5 106MW on planned maintenance, while another 15 576MW of capacity is unavailable due to breakdowns."

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