The power utility urged South Africans to reduce the risk of load-shedding by switching off geysers‚ heating‚ pool pumps‚ and all non-essential appliances on Thursday from 5pm to 8pm.
“The national power system will be constrained this evening as a result of ongoing industrial action.”
The power utility said in a statement it was working with other national structures and stakeholders to keep its power plants operational.
Earlier on Thursday, Nelson Mandela Bay city manager Johann Mettler said the municipality had received notification from Eskom regarding the possibility of load-shedding.
The municipality has since provided a schedule: