The Department of Basic Educations says several provinces have completed the marking of Grade 12 exam papers ahead of schedule, and that results will be released on time.
Following the return to service of four generation units, no load shedding is expected for the rest of the week, says Eskom.
With increasing demand for electricity due to the cold weather, Eskom has stepped up load shedding to Stage 2.
South Africa should consider all energy sources available in its future energy plans, says Energy Minister Jeff Radebe.
Work is afoot on reconfiguring the South African electricity sector by addressing challenges faced by Eskom, with the board of the first subsidiary of the power utility to be appointed by mid-2019, Treasury said on Wednesday.