Streaming issues? Report here
nonn-show-picjpg nonn-show-picjpg
702 Music with Nonn Botha
14:00 - 18:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: This is Africa with Richard Nwamba
See full line-up
702 Music with Nonn Botha
14:00 - 18:00
Home
arrow_forward
Local

Eskom warns of load shedding as six generation units trip

27 July 2020 7:24 PM
Tags:
Majuba Power Station
#EskomLoadShedding

Utility says any additional breakdowns will compromise its ability to supply country through the peak demand period of 5pm to 9pm.

Eskom warned on Monday that it may implement load shedding after six generation units tripped.

The power utility said in a statement: “Today, six generation units suffered trips, while the return to service of three others has been delayed.”

"Only one of the six units that tripped — at the Majuba power station — has been returned to service so far.

"A generation unit each at the Majuba, Tutuka, Hendrina and Duvha power stations tripped. The return to service of the units at Matla, Kendal and Tutuka have been delayed. Any additional breakdowns will compromise Eskom’s ability to supply the country through the peak demand period of 5pm to 9pm. This constrained supply situation may persist for the next few days,” it said.


27 July 2020 7:24 PM
Tags:
Majuba Power Station
#EskomLoadShedding

More from Local

bob-mabena-702-studiojpg

[WATCH LIVE] Funeral service for legendary broadcaster Bob Mabena

15 August 2020 12:07 PM

The icon, who passed away earlier this week, has been described as a giant in the media industry and the benchmark of radio.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

who-delegationjpg

Recovery rate almost 80% as South Africa welcomes WHO surge team

15 August 2020 10:32 AM

The number of national recoveries so far is 461,734, which translates to a recovery rate of 79%. Gauteng has 156,402 recoveries.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200422-cigarettes-edjpg

SCA grants Fita leave to appeal dismissal of tobacco sales ban

15 August 2020 10:17 AM

Fita approached the SCA after the High Court in Pretoria dismissed its bid to appeal an earlier ruling that upheld the ban.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Thuli Madonsela

Those who accuse me of being a WMC lapdog joined ANC after 1991 - Madonsela

15 August 2020 9:52 AM

Prof Thuli Madonsela says Marikana massacre is a legacy of inequality, poverty and treating some people as if they don't matter.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200810bob2gif

Bob Mabena to be laid to rest today

15 August 2020 8:09 AM

The icon, who passed away earlier this week, has been described as a giant in the media industry and the benchmark of radio.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

MsUniverseJHB1072

Miss Universe joins forces with 1st for Women in new campaign

14 August 2020 6:19 PM

Zozibini Tunzi is working with the women-focused insurance company to encourage them to be fearless.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200814 Bheki Cele

Stats show spike in robberies particularly at schools and alcohol retail outlets

14 August 2020 4:25 PM

Eyewitness News reporter Bonga Dlulane has the details after Police Minister Bheki Cele released quarterly crime statistics.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

papstixjpeg

Pap en sous, Brad Binder 'have brought smiles to South Africans this week'

14 August 2020 2:33 PM

Brent Lindeque, the founder of Good Things Guy, says Brad Binder has really made the country happy.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200731 Bheki Cele3

SA's crime situation benefited from alcohol sales ban, says Cele

14 August 2020 2:16 PM

The Police Minister Bheki Cele released the latest available crime statistics for offences committed from April to June this year.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Shacks in informal settlement in Khayelitsha township 123rf

SAHRC condemns land invasions 'but evictions must be executed in a humane way'

14 August 2020 12:23 PM

Clement Manyathela speaks to Chris Nissen and Human Settlements Department's Yonela Diko about a court case set for next week.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward