Eskom warns of high risk of load shedding on Friday

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Eskom has warned of a high risk of rotational power cuts on Friday.The power utility instituted stage 1 load shedding on Thursday morning, and upgraded this to stage 2 power cuts in the afternoon.

Load shedding ended at 22:45 on Thursday.FIND: Your load shedding schedule Thursday's power cuts were caused by plant breakdowns, which resulted in an imbalance between electricity supply and demand, according to the power utility's spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe. Stage 1 load shedding allows for 1000 MW to be cut from the national grid to protect the country's power system from total collapse.

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