While load shedding was reduced from Stage 4 to Stage 2 until 5am this morning, Stage 3 load shedding will kick in this afternoon.
“Load shedding Stage 3 will resume at 4pm until midnight on Wednesday and be repeated on Thursday. Stage 2 will then be implemented from 4pm until midnight on Friday,” Eskom said in a statement.
The power utility will publish a further update on Friday afternoon, or as soon as any further significant changes occur.
It said that since Monday morning, a unit each at Duvha, Medupi as well as three units at Kendal power stations have returned to service.
A generation unit each at Arnot, Camden, Tutuka and Kusile power stations remain out of service following breakdowns.
“Load shedding is implemented only as a last resort in view of the shortage of generation capacity and the need to attend to breakdowns,” said Eskom. – SAnews.gov.za