Eskom downgrades load-shedding to Stage 3 

Johannesburg at night during load-shedding.

File: The power utility is implementing stage 3 load-shedding until 11 o'clock this Friday evening.


JPOHANNESBURG - Eskom has downgraded load-shedding to Stage 3 until 11 o'clock this Friday evening.

On Saturday, Stage 2 load-shedding will begin at 7am.

LOAD-SHEDDING: Schedules, info, and how it affects you

The power utility has warned that changes to the load-shedding stages may apply at short notice.

Stage 4 was implemented earlier this week after a unit at Koeberg station tripped.

South Africans are urged to continue using electricity sparingly.