has implemented stage two load shedding across the country today which will
last until ten o clock this evening.
Spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said earlier this morning the power utility lost
some of its generating units due to technical fault, and have not been able to
bring them back online.
of Finance Nhlanhla Nene while delivering his first budget speech on Wednesday
announced that Eskom will receive a capital cash injection of 23 billion-Rand
and electricity tariffs will also increase.
said we are urging all our customers at this stage though to continue to use
said especially where air conditioners are frequently used and if possible people
in residential areas to switch off geysers when not in use, pool pumps to be
switched off so that we can either reduce the duration of load shedding or the
severity of load shedding meaning that we may not have to go into stage three
want to limit it to stage two or even go to stage one as we want to eventually
cancel load shedding in all” Phasiwe added.
Labels: Stage 2 load-shedding implemented across the country