Eskom implements Stage 1 power cuts from 5pm

File: A traffic light seen during load-shedding. eNCA/Mario Pedro

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has reduced blackouts to Stage 1 from 5pm until 10pm on Friday.

Eskom says this is due to an increase in capacity.

READ: Eskom: Electricity demand is higher than available capacity

The utility says more generation units are expected to return to service over the weekend.

Eskom CEO André de Ruyter has warned of continuing blackouts through winter.


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