Load shedding escalated to stage 2
Eskom has implemented stage two load shedding, which is expected to continue until 10pm.
JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has escalated load shedding to stage two and is likely to continue until 10pm this evening.
The ailing parastatal earlier announced the news on Twitter:
Load shedding will move to stage 2 from 12:00, this is likely to continue until 22:00. We apologise for the inconvenience.
- Eskom Media Desk (@Eskom_MediaDesk) May 22, 2015
Rolling blackouts started earlier than usual this morning and there's a strong possibility of power cuts over the weekend.
- Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) May 22, 2015
On Thursday, the utility blamed multiple trips at its power stations for more frequent cuts, saying generators that it expected to get online this week failed.
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