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DStv Channel 403 Thursday, 28 September 2023

Blackouts escalated to Stage 4

Eskom has implemented Stage 4 power cuts until further notice. 

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has implemented Stage 4 power cuts are underway until further notice. 

The utility says the increase in power cuts is due to breakdowns amounting to more than 17,000 megawatts.

READ: Eskom should recruit former employees, says board chair

It also blames low pumped storage dam levels and a lack of diesel.

Eskom announced earlier this week it will embark on a major maintenance project which will see capacity unavailable for a number of months.

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