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Eskom moves load shedding to stage 3

Eskom says the rotational load shedding is likely to last until 11pm tonight.

Power line, electricity, load shedding. Image: Pexels.

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom has announced that rotational load shedding has moved up to stage 3 from 10:00am.

The power utility said it’s due to the loss of additional power station units, which includes a reduction in imports from Mozambique.

The rotational load shedding is likely to last until 11pm tonight.

The utility's Andrew Etzinger said, “It’s been necessary to escalate from stage 2 to stage 3 because of a number of failures that occurred over the last two days.”

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