Eskom drops load-shedding degree for Saturday night time


Eskom has introduced it is going to enforce degree 1 load-shedding on Saturday from 16:00 till 05:00 on Sunday, as a substitute of degree 2.

The software’s authentic plan to rotate between degree 1 and degree 2 for the remainder of the weekend and the primary two days of the approaching week, with two 11-hour suspensions of the facility cuts on Sunday and Tuesday, stays as is.

It didn’t supply any reason for the exchange in plan on Saturday night time.

Eskom’s most up-to-date night top statistics — for Friday, 17 March 2023 — confirmed it had overall call for of 27,432MW at top.

On the similar time, it had 28,530MW of era capability to be had, an far more than 1,098MW.

On the other hand, for the reason that software was once load-shedding round 1,834MW of electrical energy, it best despatched out 25,598MW at top.

It didn’t need to run any of its personal or IPP open-cycle fuel generators.

The desk under presentations Eskom’s deliberate load-shedding implementation for the approaching days.

Eskom load-shedding timetable from 18 March 2023
Date Day Get started Time Finish Time Degree
18 March 2023 Saturday 16:00 24:00 1
19 March 2023 Sunday 00:00 05:00 1
05:00 16:00
16:00 24:00 1
20 March 2023 Monday 00:00 05:00 1
05:00 16:00 1
16:00 24:00 2
21 March 2023 Tuesday 00:00 05:00 2
05:00 16:00
16:00 24:00 2

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