Stage 4 blackouts in South Africa this week

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  • Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented in South Africa from 16:00 Sunday until 05:00 on Monday.
  • Thereafter, Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 05:00 until 16:00. This pattern will be implemented daily until further notice. 

Breakdowns have reduced to 15 798MW of generating capacity while the generating capacity out of service for planned maintenance is 3 099MW.

Over the past 24 hours, a generating unit each at Grootvlei, Kendal, Kriel, Majuba and Medupi power stations was returned to service.

The delay in returning to service a generating unit at Kendal and two generating units at Tutuka power stations is contributing to the current capacity constraints.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal


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