power cuts

Rolling blackouts suspended until 4PM

Eskom has suspended rolling blackouts from 5am until 4pm on Sunday afternoon. The power utility says this is due to a low demand from customers. Eskom says they will provide an update this afternoon on which level of load shedding will return or if the suspension remains. On Saturday Eskom[…]

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Eskom announces stage 5 load-shedding

Eskom has implemented stage 5 load-shedding until further notice. The power utility announced on Saturday afternoon that this was due to unusually high demand and the breakdown of a generating unit each at Hendrina, Kendal and Kriel power stations. Source: TimesLIVE

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More load-shedding on the cards as the new week begins

LOCAL Eskom says load-shedding will be suspended at midnight on Sunday and resume on stage 1 on Monday from 5am to 4pm. “Stage 2 load-shedding will then be implemented daily from 4pm throughout the night to 5am the following morning until further notice,” the power utility said. It was anticipated[…]

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Basic Education dept seeking mitigation methods for loadshedding

LOCAL The Department of Basic Education is exploring ways to mitigate the effects of load-shedding on schools, in light of increasing theft and vandalism. Spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga expressed particular concern about matric pupils losing valuable learning time. He says the department has to factor in the possibility of learners having[…]

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