Eskom has announced that loadshedding will be reduced from stage 4 to stage 3 over the weekend and that stage 1 is scheduled for Sunday morning.
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Stage 4 loadshedding will remain in effect until 5am on Saturday.
Following that, stage 3 will run from Saturday at 5am to Sunday at 5am.
Stage 1 loadshedding will then be implemented until 4pm on Sunday, after which we will return to stage 3 loadshedding.
In the last 24 hours, a generating unit at each of the power stations of Duvha, Kriel, and Matla has been successfully restored to service. During the same time period, a generating unit at Camden and Kendal power stations was shut down for maintenance.
The restart of a generating unit at each of the Hendrina, Medupi, and Tutuka power plants has been postponed. Repairs to the damaged towers at Cahora Bassa in Mozambique are ongoing and are expected to be completed by early next week, according to Eskom.
Breakdowns currently affect 16,469 MW of generating capacity, while 4,652 MW is out of service for planned maintenance.
Loadshedding will be reduced from Stage 4 to Stage 3 over the weekend with Stage 1 loadshedding forecasted for Sunday morning pic.twitter.com/FnC4Mgdpeq
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) March 10, 2023
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