Stage 2 load-shedding continues

File: Eskom expects power constraints throughout the week because of the cold front.

File: Eskom expects power constraints throughout the week because of the cold front.

Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

JOHANNESBURG - Stage 2 load-shedding will resume at 9am and will continue until 10pm.

Eskom expects power constraints throughout the week because of the cold front.

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It's urging people to use electricity wisely.

The utility said in a statement that load-shedding is necessary to replenish emergency generation reserves.

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"Despite Eskom's best efforts o return additional generation units to service, we have not made sufficient progress to enable us to suspend load-shedding," the statement read.

"Eskom wishes to assure the public that implementing load-shedding is the last resort in order to protect the national grid."

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eNCA