By: Poelano Malema
South Africans can breathe a sigh of relief as Eskom cancels loadshedding.
The power utility announced that there will be no loadshedding because several generation units have returned to service, helping to restore available capacity.
“Eskom is pleased to announce that loadshedding will be cancelled from 12:00 today as some generation units have returned to service, helping to restore generating capacity to meet the customer demand,” the power utility said in a statement shared on Twitter.
“Since yesterday morning, Eskom teams have successfully returned a generation unit each at the Duvha, Medupi, Kendal, Kriel and Kusile Power Stations,” reads the statement.
It also announced that “a further unit each is expected to return to service today at the Camden and Majuba Stations.”
On Thursday, Eskom cancelled loadshedding from between 10am and 2pm to honour King Goodwill Zwelithini, whose memorial service was scheduled to air on national television during that time.
Prior to that, South Africans dealt with loadshedding for over a month.
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