Maintenance conducted due to plant experiencing problems (unplanned outages) was sustained at below 4 900MW.
Pietermaritzburg - As renewed loadshedding plunged millions of South Africans into darkness on Monday, embattled power provider Eskom was stripping a KwaZulu-Natal power station for scrap, The Witness reported on Tuesday.
State-owned power utility Eskom on Monday urged consumers to save electricity as it implemented load shedding, owing to unforeseen technical problems at some of its power stations.
When there is not enough electricity available to meet the demand from all Eskom customers, it could be necessary to interrupt supply to certain areas. This is called load shedding. It is different from a power outage that could... View post