Eskom will implement Stage 2 loadshedding from 12:00 today until 23:00 on Sunday.

Eskom informed the public that Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 12:00 today (14 January) until 23:00 on Sunday (17 January). The loadshedding is necessary due to the loss of generation capacity overnight. Loadshedding is also required to manage the use of the emergency reserves, which will help Eskom contain the stage of loadshedding required, according to a statement released today.

Eskom would also like to urge the public to reduce electricity consumption in order to help then minimise loadshedding. The system remains vulnerable and unpredictable, should any further breakdowns occur, the stage of loadshedding may change at short notice.

According to the statement will Eskom communicate to the public should there be any significant changes in the power system.

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