Eskom suspends power cuts until 4pm as more generating units back online

Johannesburg – Eskom has suspended load shedding for a few hours after more generating unit came back online.

Eskom was scheduled to implement stage 1 load shedding cuts from 8am which would have lasted until 4pm.

However, it now says that stage one load shedding will only start this afternoon.

Spokesperson Sikhonathi Mantshantsha:  “Please note, however, that from 4pm in the afternoon until 10pm, load shedding will be reduced to stage one. Previously, we had planned to implement stage two from 4pm to 10pm.”

“As some units have returned since last night, there will be no loadshedding betwn 08:00-16:00. However, please note that loadshedding will be reduced to Stage 1 from 16:00-22:00 tonight. Eskom will continue to communicate any changes to the supply situation,” said Eskom in a Twitter post.

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