Eskom has announced that load shedding will once again be pushed up to stage 6, making it the second time the utility has escalated its power cuts in less than a week.
The ailing utility says that for next four days, stage 4 load shedding will continue to be implemented until 8PM in evening, thereafter its stage 6 until 5 AM in morning.
Eskom has blamed the latest bout of power cuts on its dwindling emergency reserves.
Eskom spokesperson, Daphne Mokwena: “The pattern of implementing stage 4 from 5AM to 8PM and stage 6 from 8PM to 5AM will be repeated daily until Saturday morning. Eskom will closely monitor the power system and communicate any changes to load shedding should it be required.”
Tuesday, 28 November 2023:
In order to replenish emergency reserves, Stage 4 loadshedding will continue to be implemented until 20:00 today. Thereafter, Stage 6 loadshedding will be implemented from 20:00 until 05:00 on Wednesday, followed by Stage 4…
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) November 28, 2023
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