Eskom warns Stage 3 or higher could be needed as cold front hits Gauteng

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Eskom load-shedding update — Stage 3 or higher possible as cold front hits

Eskom has revealed that a shortage of generating capacity and low backup generation reserves was behind it having to implement all-day load-shedding from 10:00 on Wednesday, 22 June 2022.

Eskom's COO, Jan Oberholzer, said that Stage 2 load-shedding would likely continue over the weekend, adding that further breakdowns could lead to Stage 3 or higher power cuts.
 

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This isn't news anymore.. it's just another day in South Africa..

What would be news is, Eskom will never need to implement loadshedding again.. so let's stop reporting on loadshedding and let's start reporting if Eskom one day decides to pull the 200k broom out their ass and actually fox things..

BIG IF, I know..
 

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Seems my batteries charged up quite quickly so yeah. Not like the old days.
 

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Could be needed, so it will definitely be needed. And they'll probably skip stage 3 and go straight to 4. If not higher.
 

AlphaJohn

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Who use electricity for heat?

That is what gas is for.

That reminds me must fill my spare before I get the "I told you to do it last week" again.
 

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Neee lol today is the only day that I don't get hit at night if it stays at this stage :(
 

AlphaJohn

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I'm renting, so no go. Electric blanket dirt cheap to run as well.

Also renting went 50/50 with landlord to pink my roof.

Bedroom never goes bellow 12

Edit: Sorry I lied... checking history for this month was more like 10 (And that was when it was -2 outside.)
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Also renting went 50/50 with landlord to pink my roof.

Bedroom never goes bellow 12

Edit: Sorry I lied... checking history for this month was more like 10 (And that was when it was -2 outside.)
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Roof is insulated here already, it also stays above 14 inside even when it's -2 outside - I just like to be comfortable.
 

AlphaJohn

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Roof is insulated here already, it also stays above 14 inside even when it's -2 outside - I just like to be comfortable.

LOL

Guess I am just old school with feather duvet, no need for extra.
 
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