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Eskom Continues Suspension of Loadshedding

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Eskom, the national power utility, has announced the continued suspension of loadshedding. This decision extends the already impressive streak to over a month – specifically, 32 consecutive days without the disruptive power cuts that have become all too familiar to households and businesses alike.

The state-owned enterprise attributes this positive development to the sustained generation capacity and sufficient emergency reserves that have kept the lights on. This news comes as a beacon of hope amid the often challenging energy landscape in South Africa.

Eskom’s recent statement sheds light on the current state of affairs: unplanned outages stand at 13,898MW, and planned maintenance is accounting for 5,424MW. Despite these figures, Eskom has managed to navigate the challenges, with plans to restore a significant 3,300MW by the upcoming Monday. This is particularly noteworthy against today’s evening peak demand forecast of 25,059MW, showcasing Eskom’s efforts to manage and meet the nation’s energy needs effectively.

The power utility has assured the public of its commitment to keep them informed, promising an update by next Sunday or sooner should there be any notable changes in the situation. This pledge towards transparency and regular communication is a step in the right direction, fostering a sense of trust and reliability between Eskom and the South African people.

Eskom warns of possible load shedding
Eskom warns of possible load shedding


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