[SOUTHAFRICA] High probability of stage 2 load shedding for Sunday

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The power utility says the breakdowns have impacted on the availability of sufficient generation capacity.

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JOHANNESBURG – Eskom says it has experienced further breakdowns at its power stations, adding thereโ€™s a high probability of stage 2 load shedding for Sunday.

The power utility says the breakdowns have impacted on the availability of sufficient generation capacity.

For a large part of the last week, South Africans had to find alternative sources of power, as the country experienced stage 2 load shedding, which resulted in rotational power outages.

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Eskom has continued its appeal to residents to use electricity sparingly during this period. The power company has urged residents to switch off all non-essential lighting and electricity appliances, as well as geysers.

Eskom says stage 2 load shedding is also possible on Monday.

Eskom has been battling to keep the lights on for several reasons. The power utility has been implementing load shedding for a little over a week. There have also been problems with the provision of coal.

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(Edited by Shimoney Regter)


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