Human Rights Day would have to make do without 4,000MW of power, with Stage 2 set to kick in from 9am, lasting until 11pm.
Stage 2 would be in effect when Stage 4 was not.
Date: 20 March 2019
Eskom to continue with loadshedding @CityPowerJhb @CityTshwane @City_Ekurhuleni @CityofCT @eThekwiniM @NMandelaBaymuni @MangaungCity @Radio702 @JacaNews @SABCNewsOnline @ewnupdates @SowetanLIVE @GCISMedia pic.twitter.com/kwFpJe4Ydw
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) March 20, 2019
Load shedding has never gone beyond Stage 4 before.
Andrew Etzinger, senior manager at Eskom, said yesterday that he expects the rolling blackouts will actually be scaled back in coming days, but there’s little sign of that as yet.