Stage 4 Blackouts for South Africa This Week

News Flash

  • South Africa’s state owned energy utility has advised that they will be maintain Stage 4 blackout daily at 16:00 – 05:00 while Stage 3 blackout will be implemented daily at 05:00 – 16:00 until further notice.
  • A further update will be published as soon as any significant changes occur.

Over the past 24 hours two generating units at Tutuka Power Station were taken offline for repairs while two units at the Arnot Power were returned to service.

Capacity on planned maintenance is 6018MW while breakdowns currently amount to 15797MW of generating capacity.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

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