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Eishkom! Load shedding escalated to stage two

Eskom has escalated load shedding to stage two due to a further shortage of generation capacity.

Eskom has escalated load shedding to stage two due to a further shortage of generation capacity. Picture: Free Images.

JOHANNESBURG - Load shedding was escalated from stage one to stage two at 8:20am this morning due to increased demand and a further shortage of generation capacity.

POWER ALERT 2: Load shedding changed from stage 1 to stage 2 at 08:20 due to increased demand & a further shortage of generation capacity

On Thursday, load shedding was also bumped up from stage one to stage two after Eskom stated that the day's prognosis was low for the morning and high for the evening.

The utility also said this was due to increased electricity demand and a shortage of generating capacity.

It added that due to cold weather conditions that have gripped the country for most of the week, there may be more power cuts.

To access your load shedding schedule, click here or use the EWN load shedding interactive map, _ here_.