Kendall power station ‘sudden’ outage forces Eskom to increase blackouts
Eskom has announced escalating blackouts, with phase 4 due to begin at 10am on Tuesday morning.
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CAPE TOWN – Eskom has announced that it will be escalating the blackout, with Phase 4 due to start at 10am on Tuesday morning.
The Energy Authority said the sudden outage of three units at Kendal Power Station had forced them to increase their blackout levels.
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This phase of the power outage will last until 5 a.m. Thursday.
The energy company said it would publish more detailed information in due course.
The sudden outage of three units at Kendall Power Station (1920MW peak generating capacity) has forced phase 4 load shedding from 10:00 THIS morning until 05:00 Thursday morning. A full statement will be published shortly
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) September 13, 2022