Eskom has announced the load shedding will be pushed to stage 4, due to exceptionally high demand.
The power utility was forced to implement load shedding this week following a breakdown of as many as 10 units at its power stations, Business Tech reported.
#POWERALERT 1— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) September 2, 2020
Eskom to implement Stage 4 loadshedding from 15:00 until 22:00 tonight as power system is
still severely constrained and the cold weather places additional demand on the grid pic.twitter.com/XHSUq7FJSE
It said it is likely to face continued power constraints for the next year, warning that load shedding may extend all the way into 2022 depending on pressure on the system.