Ukuhamba kukagesi kufike kabi ngesikhathi samakhaza

Kamogelo Muvhenzhe

Akumangazi khona kodwa kuyisicefe. Akukhona nje ukuthi isimo sezulu esibandayo sibeke ubunzima kwi-grid yamandla kagesi, kodwa ukonakala kwayo kuphazamise uhlelo lukagesi.

U-Eskom umemezele isigaba sesibili sokuphela kukagesi kusukela ngehora le-10 ekuseni ngoLwesithathu kuze kube ihora le-10 ebusuku ngoLwesihlanu.

Esitatimendeni, u-Eskom uthe ukucinywa kukagesi kungenxa yokwehla kwamandla ophethiloli eziteshini zikagesi i-Kriel, iMajuba nase-Arnot Tutuka ngoLwesibili kanjalo nokubambezeleka kokubuyiselwa kwamayunithi azosebenza eziteshini zikagesi zase-Arnot nase-Tutuka.

Bathe ukunqanyulwa kukagesi kuzosiza futhi ekubuyiseleni izinqolobane zokukhiqiza izimo eziphuthumayo ezisetshenziswe kakhulu ezinsukwini ezimbalwa ezedlule.

Ukugcinwa okuhlelekile kubhekele ama-megawatts ayi-1,330 angatholakali, ngenkathi ukonakala kubangelwa amandla amamegawathi ayi-13,601 omthamo.

Lokhu kuphela kukagesi kuza ngesikhathi lapho amazinga okushisa ehlile futhi neqhwa lidlangile lizungeza isifunda.

Abahlali baxwayiswe ngabakwa-South African Weather Services ukuthi bazilungiselele njengoba amakhaza abandayo enyuka esuka e-Eastern Cape, eKZN nase-Eastern Free State kuleli sonto.