Eskom has implemented various load shedding Stages for the week due to improved generation capacity and adequate emergency reserves.
“Due to improved generation capacity and adequate emergency reserves, loadshedding was reduced to Stage 2 at 09:00 today until 16:00. Stage 3 loadshedding will be implemented from 16:00 today until 16:00 on Wednesday. Then Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 16:00 until 05:00 on Thursday, followed by Stage 3 loadshedding until 16:00 on Friday,” said Eskom.
Eskom pleaded with the public to switch off non-essential appliances to reduce the demand, especially between 17:00 and 21:00.
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THURSDAY, 07 DECEMBER
Load shedding Stage 4, Stage 3 to be implemented from 16:00 until 16:00 on FRIDAY.
WHO IS ESKOM?
Eskom is a South African electricity public utility. It was established in 1923 as the Electricity Supply Commission.
The utility is the largest producer of electricity in Africa and was among the top utilities in the world in terms of generation capacity and sales.
It is the largest of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises.
WHICH POWER STATIONS DO ESKOM OPERATE?
Eskom operates a number of notable power stations, including Matimba Power Stations and Medupi Power Station in Lephalale, Kusile Power Station in Witbank, Kendal Power Station in Mpumalanga, and Koeberg Nuclear Power Station in the Western Cape, the only nuclear power plant in Africa.
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