Loadshedding Suspended in South Africa

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  • South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, has announced that loadshedding will be suspended from 21:00 tonight as seven generation units have returned to service.

A unit each at Kendal, Camden and Grootvlei power stations as well as two units each at Majuba and Matimba power stations have returned to service. Overnight two units at Majuba Power Station tripped and a further unit was shut down for emergency repairs. Furthermore, a unit each at Grootvlei and Tutuka power stations tripped. Of the five units, two units have since returned to service.

Total breakdowns currently amount to 14 960MW while planned maintenance is 3 345MW of capacity.

Eskom will communicate timeously should there be any significant changes to the power system.

Author: GBA News Desk

Source: Eskom


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