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Lights on for Friday, says Eskom

Mar 18 2020 19:48
Fin24 team

Eskom does not expect load shedding on Friday, it said in a statement on Thursday evening. 

South Africa has experienced a reprieve from rolling blackouts for several days, following its last bout of load shedding when Koeberg's Unit 1 failed as a result of a problem with the seawater circulation pump.

Unplanned breakdowns or outages were at 11 182MW as at 16:10 on Thursday afternoon and planned maintenance outages were at 4 774MW. 

The electricity grid remained constrained, it warned, with the risk of load shedding at short notice. 

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