File: Energy expert, Ted Blom, says the power utility implemented Stage 6 load-shedding on Thursday as the grid shed nearly 6,000 megawatts of power.
JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says it will implement Stage 1 load-shedding from 9am until 2pm and then move to Stage 2 until 10pm on Thursday.
According to a statement, there has been a significant increase in electricity demand.
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Eskom is urging South Africans to use electricity sparingly.