This is due to improvement in generation system performance and low electricity demand. 
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Load shedding: Expect billions more in hidden costs due to infrastructure damage
Load shedding could lead to a complete collapse of the grid due to damage to the aging infrastructure, and there is no telling how much it would cost to repair the damage.
People were frisked and their bags were searched because the metal detectors were off.
Eskom has announced that its troubles at Koeberg are likely to continue all week and stage 4 will stay in place until further notice.
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Now Koeberg reactor’s pumps get blamed for load shedding
The pump failure caused the nuclear reactor to trip, according to Eskom, plunging the country into stage 4 load shedding.
The power utility has urged customers to use electricity sparingly.

Load Shedding Increased risk of load shedding on Saturday, says Eskom

Eskom has urged customers to electricity sparingly.

Load Shedding No load shedding expected on Thursday

The power utility has cautioned that ‘the possibility [of load shedding] remains if there are any shifts in the system’.

Load Shedding Possibility of load shedding on Monday increases

Some of Eskom’s units tripping unexpectedly overnight and reduced available capacity.

Load Shedding City of Ekurhuleni to get revised load shedding schedules

Until City management officially takes over load shedding management from Eskom, the current schedules, drawn up in 2014, should be used.

Load Shedding Increased possibility of load shedding on Friday, says Eskom

Customers have been urged to use electricity sparingly.

Load Shedding Increased probability of load shedding on Thursday – Eskom

The possibility of load shedding has increased due to a loss of additional generation units, the utility said.

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No, Ramaphosa, IPPs won’t save the grid – experts

Load Shedding No, Ramaphosa, IPPs won’t save the grid – experts

Finding external sources of electricity would simply put Eskom under more pressure by eating away at its share of the market, one of the experts said.

Load Shedding Eskom to keep the lights on for Monday

This after a weekend of no load shedding thanks to a stable generation system.

Load Shedding No load shedding expected on Sunday

Eskom owes the update to an earlier than expected return to service of two generation units and adequate emergency reserves.

Load Shedding Eskom extends stage 2 load shedding to Sunday

The possibility of load shedding remains high over the next 18 months, says the power utility.

Load Shedding Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding on Thursday

The possibility of load shedding remains high over the next 18 months, says the power utility.

Load Shedding Weekend load shedding helps Eskom keep the lights on today

However, the possibility of load shedding looms for the rest of the week, despite an improvement in the generating system.

Load Shedding Load shedding goes back to stage 2 for Sunday

The power utility said a day of stage 3 load shedding had helped it to save diesel and replenish the levels of the pumped-storage scheme.

Load Shedding No load shedding expected today

While the system remains vulnerable, several units have successfully returned, and emergency reserves have been replenished.



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