Eskom made his 10-hour trip on Thursday

Eskom announced on Thursday, a stage 1 rotary load that will run from 12:00 to 22:00.

The power source stated in its statement that the load was caused by one of its devices being out of planned maintenance.

"Rotating load in Stage 1 requires 1000 MW of full-load load. Load relieving is done as a last resort to protect the energy system from total collapse or blackout," Eskom said.

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