WATCH: What does Stage 3 load-shedding mean?

Eskom to implement Stage 3 load-shedding from 8 am to 11 pm on Tuesday. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has moved from Stage 4 to Stage 3 load-shedding on Wednesday, starting at 8am.

Stage 3 calls for 3000MW to be rotationally load-shed nationally at a given period.

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Load-shedding is conducted rotationally as a measure of last resort to protect the power system from a total collapse or blackout.

Senior general manager for demand management at Eskom, Andrew Etzinger, explained what exactly Stage 3 load-shedding-means.

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