Service Failure

17
Nov
8:19 UTC

South Africa Tactical: Eskom confirms nationwide stage-two load shedding to take place from 14:00 (local time) on November 17 until November 20; allot for disruptions

Please be advised

  • According to an official Eskom statement, stage-two load shedding will take place nationwide from 14:00 (local time) on November 17 until 05:00 (local time) on November 20.
  • The load shedding is occurring due to the failure of generation units at the Medupi, Duvha, and Kendal power stations.
  • The full schedule for the load shedding can be found here.

Recommendations

  1. Those operating or residing across South Africa on November 17-20 are advised to remain cognizant of power outages and allot for disruptions.
  2. Take necessary precautions to secure business continuity during disruptions, including confirming that places have working generators and packing sufficient batteries and flashlights.
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Nationwide, South Africa
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Low
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed

Please be advised

  • According to an official Eskom statement, stage-two load shedding will take place nationwide from 14:00 (local time) on November 17 until 05:00 (local time) on November 20.
  • The load shedding is occurring due to the failure of generation units at the Medupi, Duvha, and Kendal power stations.
  • The full schedule for the load shedding can be found here.

Recommendations

  1. Those operating or residing across South Africa on November 17-20 are advised to remain cognizant of power outages and allot for disruptions.
  2. Take necessary precautions to secure business continuity during disruptions, including confirming that places have working generators and packing sufficient batteries and flashlights.
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Nationwide, South Africa
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Low
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed

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