Kusile and Kendal Power Stations tripped

Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding after Kusile and Kendal Power Station tripped.

As a result, Tutuka, Duvha, Lethabo and Grootvlei have taken strain to supply the demand. “Since the weekend, Eskom has utilised significant amounts of emergency generating reserves. The emergency generating reserves need to be replenished. Eskom will use this period of load-shedding to replenish the emergency generation reserves,” read the statement.

READ | Eskom to implement load reduction in Ehlanzeni district

Total breakdowns amount to 14 994MW while planned maintenance is 4 435MW of capacity reliability maintenance continues. Eskom expects three generating units to return to service by this afternoon.

READ MORE | Dipaleseng Municipality experiencing water disruptions due to aged infrastructure

Eskom appeals to all South Africans to help limit the impact of load-shedding by reducing the usage of electricity and to switch off non-essential items.

Supplied Content

Related articles

Search for missing six year-old intensifies

PIENAAR- Police are on the ground in the search for Junior Mabandla (6) who went missing on Monday, June 3. On Friday, a chopper was dispatched to the area where he was last seen, but...

IN PICTURES: Play Day celebrated

MBOMBELA- It was a hive of activity on Tuesday when Penreach hosted the 8th Play Day at the Hoerskool Nelspruit Sports Ground. Almost 3000 children from different Early Childhood Development Centres (ECD) across the province...

Leopard escapes from Nkomazi Game Reserve

Residents of the Tjakastad and Malahleka areas are advised to be vigilant after a leopard escaped from the Nkomazi Game Reserve. The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) received a complaint on Monday, May 6...

Traffic officer run over by truck on N2

The Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety Security and Liaison (DCSSL) lost a traffic officer on Tuesday evening when he was hit by a truck on the N2 Road between Mkhondo and Phongola. The 52 year-...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.