Eskom have announced that they will be implementing Stage 2 loadshedding today, It’s advised to visit their website to view your schedule.
There have been delays restoring generation units, they were due to return to service yesterday. Due to these delays they have been forced to initiate Stage 2 loadshedding. Eskom have advised the public that they are working hard to return normal services.
The aging fleet of the infrastrucutre is causing the problems in South Africa and since January the demand for electricity has incrementally increased causing further issues.
In total 11.36MW was lost due to unplanned outages and 5.34MW from planned maintenance.