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By Citizen Reporter


Stage 2 load shedding to continue until Friday – Eskom

Eskom's emergency reserves were insufficient to meet demands, making the system vulnerable and constrained.

Eskom has confirmed that it will implement stage 2 load shedding between 9pm on Wednesday night and 6am on Friday morning.

It was initially announced that load shedding would take place until 8am on Thursday.

This comes after breakdowns caused the loss of 13,543MW from the grid, according to the power utility.

On Thursday morning, an additional statement revealed that Eskom’s emergency reserves were insufficient to meet demands.

As a result, the system remains constrained and unpredictable.

(Compiled by Carina Koen and Nica Schreuder)

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