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ESKOM ANNOUNCES STAGE 2 AND 3 POWER CUTS .The brief respite from power cuts has come to an end, and Eskom has reinstated Stage 2 power cuts. Commencing at 5 am today, these cuts are scheduled to persist until 4 pm. Subsequently, Stage 3 power cuts are slated to take over until 5 am on Wednesday. This rotation is anticipated to continue until further notice, impacting the regular supply of electricity to consumers.

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Setback in Power Generation

Maintenance Challenges:

Eskom attributes the return of power cuts to a setback encountered during maintenance activities. Specifically, three generating units failed to come back online as expected, exacerbating the utility’s already precarious situation. This, coupled with the loss of six generating units, has contributed to the renewed power supply challenges.

The Urgency to Stabilize Energy Availability

Immediate Concerns:

The recurrence of power cuts underscores the urgency for Eskom to address and rectify the issues affecting its power generation capabilities. As a critical player in the country’s energy landscape, Eskom’s ability to provide a stable and consistent power supply is paramount for both residential and industrial consumers.

Continued Rotation and Uncertain Future

Persistent Challenges:

With Stage 2 and Stage 3 power cuts in a rotational pattern, Eskom signals an indefinite period of disruption in the energy supply. The uncertainty surrounding the duration of these measures raises concerns among businesses, residents, and the broader community about the reliability of the power grid.

 Call for Solutions and Mitigation Strategies

Stakeholder Engagement: Eskom’s challenges extend beyond technical issues and maintenance setbacks. A comprehensive approach involving stakeholder engagement, infrastructure investment, and strategic planning is crucial to address the root causes of the power supply challenges. The utility must collaborate with relevant authorities and the public to implement effective and sustainable solutions.


As Eskom grapples with the continuation of power cuts, a concerted effort is needed to stabilize energy availability in the long term. The challenges faced by the utility highlight the need for proactive measures, transparency, and collaboration to ensure a reliable and resilient power supply for South Africa.

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New Vacancies at Eskom

New Vacancies at Eskom. Eskom, a leading energy provider, is seeking Storeperson Warehousing x2 to join their team in South Africa (Limpopo). Applicants must have NCV4/NSC3/Grade 12 at NQF Level 4 with 120 Credits and 2 years of relevant experience. Apply by 26 March 2024.

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Minimum Requirements

  • Qualifications: NCV4/NSC3/Grade 12 at NQF Level 4 with 120 Credits
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