City denies not complying to Eskoms intructions

The City of Cape Town has denied accusations by Eskom that it is one of the municipalities across the country that don’t comply with Eskom's load-shedding instructions.

In a statement, the City said protection of its customers has no impact on the national Eskom grid. The City offers protection to its customers by implementing a stage lower than that of Eskom

Eskom said some municipalities have not been implementing rolling blackouts and this has contributed to the power utility moving to Stage 4 power cuts. Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter said letters had been drafted to all the affected municipalities to correct the situation with all future blackout scenarios which may occur.

Eskom CEO André de Ruyter has urged South Africans to play their part in reducing the risk of load shedding and the severity of it when it cannot be avoided

Meanwhile Eskom announced today that Stage 2 would be implemented from midday and that power cuts would end tomorrow at 5am.

by Everngelista Muza