Eskom: No load shedding planned, despite vulnerable system

Eskom said it had sufficient diesel for its open-cycle gas turbines and water for its pumped storage schemes to supplement the shortage of capacity.

FILE: The electricity supplier said load shedding will be implemented if necessary. Picture: Pexels

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom said despite a constrained and vulnerable system, there was no load shedding expected for Friday.

The utility said its generating plant was operating at very low levels of reliability.

Eskom said it had sufficient diesel for its open-cycle gas turbines and water for its pumped storage schemes to supplement the shortage of capacity.

The electricity supplier said load shedding will be implemented if necessary.