Eskom announces Stage 2 power cuts

Eskom announced stage 2 power cuts will be implemented from Wednesday. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom announced Stage 2 power cuts from 2pm on Wednesday afternoon until Saturday morning.

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter said units are down at three power plants.

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The power utility is urging consumers to use electricity sparingly.

De Ruyter said technicians will be carrying out crucial power plant unit maintenance over the weekend to try and avoid any more rolling blackouts.

The grid’s been under renewed strain this week after units failed at various power stations.


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