The national power utility Eskom said on Wednesday that the Stage 1 load shedding that had been scheduled for this week will not be implemented.
The company does not expect any load-shedding on February 12 owing to the fact that they have made “good progress in replenishing emergency services and that several of its units have been successfully returned”, an official statement read.
Although Eskom reserved the right and possibility of unforeseen load-shedding that could be implemented at short notice if there are shifts to in the system.
In a recent statement, the utility addressed the citizens saying that they will be load-shedding for the next 18-months as it conducts critical maintenance.
“Eskom also wishes to remind South Africans that there is an increased possibility of load shedding over the next 18 months as we are conducting critical maintenance to restore the ageing plant to good health,” Eskom said in a statement.