This is PEAK Eskom: After warning that SA could be hit by Stage 6 load shedding today, the utility is also on alert for Stage 8 outages.
With each passing day, the grim threat of Stage 8 load shedding becomes more of a reality – and one Eskom expert is fearing the worst.
Pravin Gordhan says there’s ‘no need’ to declare a State of Disaster at Eskom, after he talked-up the chances of Stage 8 load shedding.
Eskom hit the panic button earlier this week, when the utility warned that meeting pollution targets could spark Stage 8 load shedding.
Eskom are fearing a ‘worst-case scenario’ in 2022, after revealing that new pollution guidelines could force them into Stage 8 load shedding.