Eskom announces Stage 2 blackouts will begin earlier than expected

File: Motorists navigate their way as power supply is switched off during blackouts. AFP/Rodger Bosch

JOHANNESBURG - Stage 2 power cuts will resume at 6pm on Monday.

This comes as Eskom battles to replenish emergency generation reserves.

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Unit 1 of Kusile & Matimba Unit 5 tripped, taking 1,300MW off the grid.

The utility said blackouts will continue as previously communicated and an update will be issued should the need arise.


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