Load shedding continues on Wednesday from 08: 00 to 23: 00 as Eskom continues to work on improving the electricity capacity shortages. Eskom said on Wednasday’s morning that some generating units are currently not working as a result of breakdown.
The electricity power supplying company said even though most of its units being revitalized to work again as planned and some others replenishment of diesel supplies, its diesel and apparently water emergency reserves remains very low.
”Wednesday’s load shedding will actually shed off 3000 MW from the national grid” Eskom said. Eskom’s also revealed its concerned about the risk to its operations as a result of the planned national strike by trade union federation, Cosatu on Wednesday.
The trade union Cosatu’s planned strike for Wednesday is as a result of job losses. The strike will take place in all provinces except the Western Cape. Western Cape planned protesting on February 19th, a day before Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will deliver his maiden Budget speech publicly.