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Eskom Confirms Continued Suspension of Load Shedding

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Eskom Confirms Continued Suspension of Load Shedding

Eskom’s decision to continue suspending load shedding until Tuesday is due to the sustained improved performance of its generation fleet and the successful recovery of emergency reserves.

Eskom Confirms Continued Suspension of Load Shedding

The schedule includes the implementation of Stage 1 load shedding in the evenings, with daytime power supply resuming. This pattern will continue until further notice.

Current breakdowns in the system stand at 13,559MW, and planned maintenance is affecting 4,765MW of generation capacity.

The anticipated demand during the evening peak is 25,054MW. Eskom assures that it will keep the public informed in case of significant changes.

Notably, the return to service of Kusile unit 1, which experienced a major failure a year ago, has contributed significantly to the improvements in energy availability.

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Eskom Loadshedding will continue until 5:00 on Tuesday, as previously announced

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Eskom Loadshedding will continue until 5:00 on Tuesday, as previously announced

Until 05:00 on Tuesday, stage 4 loadshedding will continue. Until further notice, Stage 2 and 4 loadshedding will take place.

Eskom Loadshedding will continue until 5:00 on Tuesday, as previously announced

Monday, 10 July 2023: Stage 4 loadshedding is being implemented until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday due to increased demand. On Wednesday, Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 14:00 until 05:00, followed by Stage 2 loadshedding from 05:00 to 14:00.

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There will be a daily implementation of this pattern until further notice. A new update will be published if any significant changes are made.

As of now, 14 252MW of generating capacity has been damaged by breakdowns, while 4 118MW of generating capacity has been out of service for planned maintenance.

As of today, Duvha, Hendrina, Kendal, Kriel, Matimba and Medupi power stations have each reactivated a generating unit.

The Arnot and Tutuka power stations each had a generation unit out of service due to a breakdown during the same period.

Tutuka Power Station’s current capacity constraints are due to the delay in resuming two generating units. In order to restore service to the generating units, Eskom teams are working around the clock.

Members of the public are being encouraged to use electricity sparingly and efficiently, and we want to thank the people who do heed the call. During the period between 17:00 and 21:00, please turn off your geysers and pool pumps as this reduces demand, alleviates pressure on the power system, and contributes to fewer stages of load-shedding.

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