Eskom is set to implement Stage 2 load shedding from 12:00 until Sunday at 23:00 which is on Friday, 05 February.
According to hem, the load shedding has been exacerbated by the forced shutdown of five generating units at the Medupi Power Station as a result of the inability to get coal into the units due to the Lephalale area last night.
Regrettably, Eskom would like to inform the public that Stage 2 load shedding will be implemented from 12:00 today until 23:00 on Sunday night. The load shedding another reason for the load-shedding has to do with the constraints caused by the heavy rains.
Eskom has implemented contingency plans and deployed additional resources to deal with the heavy rainfalls in the Mpumalanga and Limpopo areas, and the teams are working hard to return as many of these units to service as soon as possible.
We currently have 4 114MW on the plan. maintenance., while another 15 739MW of capacity is unavailable due to unplanned maintenance. last resort in order to protect the integrity of the system.