Johannesburg, November 13, 2023 – In a bid to alleviate the ongoing challenges faced by South Africans grappling with persistent load shedding, Minister of Electricity Kgosientsho Ramokgopa delivered a crucial update on Sunday evening. The nation’s collective anticipation for relief is heightened as five generating units are set to return to service on Sunday night.
The morning witnessed an escalation to Stage 3 load shedding, prompting Minister Ramokgopa to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of the power grid. Expressing disappointment over the past two weeks, the minister noted the necessity of implementing higher stages of load shedding due to breakdowns in some generating units.
The ongoing issues with load shedding underscore the importance of addressing and resolving the underlying problems in the power generation infrastructure. Minister Ramokgopa’s update serves as a stark reminder of the critical need for sustained efforts to ensure a reliable and stable power supply for the citizens of South Africa.
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