Load shedding unlikely for the next 30 days, says Eskom

The power utility says it is steadily improving its power-generation capacity, but early next year could see more load shedding.

In a statement most South Africans would welcome on Thursday morning, power utility Eskom said that the probability of load shedding would remain low until January 13 next year when industries and other businesses begin to add more pressure to the system.

Load shedding unlikely for the next 30 days, says Eskom
Load shedding unlikely for the next 30 days, says Eskom

Load shedding unlikely for the next 30 days, says Eskom

The power utility says it is steadily improving its power-generation capacity, but early next year could see more load shedding.

Eskom enters day three of no load shedding

Eskom enters day three of no load shedding

The power utility says it will keep customers informed should there be any change.
Eskom says no load shedding planned for Tuesday

Eskom says no load shedding planned for Tuesday

The power utility is keeping fingers crossed that nothing else goes wrong.
Eskom says no load shedding for Monday, though it will be tight

Eskom says no load shedding for Monday, though it will be tight

After a Sunday of no load shedding, the utility has said pressure on the grid has eased.
No load shedding scheduled for Sunday

No load shedding scheduled for Sunday

Eskom has warned, however, that the frail electricity grid could become constrained should more plants break down.
Power plant breakdowns increase likelihood of load shedding on Sunday – Eskom

Power plant breakdowns increase likelihood of load shedding on Sunday – Eskom

The power utility is appealing to residents and businesses to use electricity sparingly during this period.
Stage 1 load shedding to start at 9am, Eskom says

Stage 1 load shedding to start at 9am, Eskom says

The power utility has said it doesn’t expect to cut the power on Sunday, though.
No load shedding foreseen for Sunday, Eskom says

No load shedding foreseen for Sunday, Eskom says

The festive period should be lit, as no load shedding is anticipated from Friday, 14 December to Sunday, 13 January 2019.
Eskom scales load shedding back to Stage 1 on Friday

Eskom scales load shedding back to Stage 1 on Friday

The utility had been forced to shed around 2,000MW every day this week for most of the day, but today it will be half that.
So-called shortage of coal is fictional nonsense – Floyd Shivambu

So-called shortage of coal is fictional nonsense – Floyd Shivambu

The EFF’s deputy president also believes that Cape Town’s Day Zero was a hoax.
Load shedding ‘never, ever, ever again’ – Zuma

Load shedding ‘never, ever, ever again’ – Zuma

President is confident after visiting Eskom’s generation control centre.
Why the lights are staying on

Why the lights are staying on

Electricity demand is back below levels last seen in 2008.
No load shedding on Thursday

No load shedding on Thursday

No load shedding is anticipated on Thursday, according to Eskom.
Power generating plant maintenance progressing –  Eskom

Power generating plant maintenance progressing – Eskom

Maintenance conducted due to plant experiencing problems (unplanned outages) was sustained at below 4 900MW.
The power system is stable

The power system is stable

The country’s power system remained stable throughout this week and this pattern is expected to continue into this weekend, Eskom said yesterday.
No load shedding on Wednesday

No load shedding on Wednesday

Eskom said no load shedding was anticipated on Wednesday morning, as maintenance continued.
No load shedding expected on Monday

No load shedding expected on Monday

The power system is currently stable and, as a result, no load shedding is anticipated today, Eskom said.
No load shedding expected on Wednesday

No load shedding expected on Wednesday

Eskom said on Wednesday that the power system was stable and it was not anticipating loadshedding.
No load shedding expected on Tuesday

No load shedding expected on Tuesday

There is no load shedding anticipated today as the system is currently stable, Eskom said.
No load shedding taking place on Monday

No load shedding taking place on Monday

The power system is stable and no load shedding is currently taking place.
Load shedding free sports day ahead

Load shedding free sports day ahead

With the Rugby World Cup already underway and the local MTN 8 cup final scheduled to take place this afternoon, power utility, Eskom says it is comfortable that load shedding will not be implemented this weekend, provided there are no major breakdowns at its power stations.
Power system stable, no load shedding on Friday

Power system stable, no load shedding on Friday

The power system was stable on Friday morning with no load shedding, Eskom said.
No load shedding on Thursday

No load shedding on Thursday

Eskom said there was no need for load shedding on Thursday morning, but warned that it was operating a very constrained system.
No load shedding Tuesday morning

No load shedding Tuesday morning

Eskom said the power system was stable with no load shedding taking place on Tuesday morning.
No load shedding anticipated on Sunday

No load shedding anticipated on Sunday

The power system is currently stable, making the risk of load shedding low on Sunday, Eskom said.
No load shedding anticipated on Saturday

No load shedding anticipated on Saturday

The power system was stable on Saturday morning, making the risk of load shedding low, Eskom said.

 

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