Eskom has confirmed that Stage 3 load shedding will be implemented from 8am until 10 pm on Thursday, June 10.
The announcement of the move to stage 3 comes after stage 4 was announced on Wednesday, which allows for up to 4 000 MW to be shed from the grid.
Loadshedding will be increased to Stage 3 from 08:00 until 22:00 on Thursday, after which it will
revert to Stage 2 as previously communicated pic.twitter.com/1KTj9nGAC1
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) June 9, 2021
Meanwhile, Eskom said there had been slight improvements in generation performance over the course of Wednesday, however, there had been further breakdowns at Kusile, Matla and Tutuka power stations, meaning stage 3 load shedding would be necessary while emergency reserves were replenished.
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