Conserve electricity esp between 5-9 pm – Eskom

Conserve electricity this week..

St Francis Chronicle

Power supply tonight is expected to be tight due to higher demand with the colder weather conditions,y Eskom said in a statement today, 23 June.

 “The system is very tight tonight over the evening peak and is expected to remain tight over the evening peaks (5 – 9 pm) for the rest of the week due to higher demand with the colder weather conditions,” Eskom pointed out in its system status bulletin.

 Today Eskom also again called on all consumers to beat the peak over the next few months by using electricity sparingly, particularly between those hours.

 “We request all electricity customers to save at least 10% of their electricity usage and sustain these savings. Residential and commercial customers can make the biggest difference by switching off geysers and pool pumps during peak hours [by] switching off non-essential lights; using space-heating efficiently and responding to the Power Alerts messages.”

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