The power utility is also scheduled to implement up to Stage 4 load shedding on Tuesday.
"We remind customers that loadshedding stage 4 is no cause for alarm as the system is being effectively controlled in order to prevent a total collapse of the system or a national blackout", said Eskom in a statement.
Stage 5 and Stage 6 load shedding imply shedding 5000 MW and 6000 MW respectively.
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Apart from faults at the new Medupi and Kusile mega power plants, three other coal-fired plants were suffering severe problems, Eskom executives said.
A lot of things can bad things can be said about South Africans, but one thing is certain: We always see the lighter side of a dark situation.
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Joburg Water advised residents to regularly check their load-shedding schedule for their areas on the City Power and Eskom websites as load-shedding does affect the water supply.
Pumped storage dams are low. This is due to a shortage of capacity.
There is no power from Mozambique's Cahora-Bassa hydroelectric generation station.
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These outages are already changing the way we plan our days, so it's no surprise that the mention of stage five and six struck fear into the hearts of many.