Psychological and Social Effects of Load Shedding in South Africa

While the economic impacts of load shedding in South Africa are widely recognized, its psychological and social effects are often overlooked. This article explores the deeper, less visible consequences of frequent power outages on individuals and communities across the country. Understanding the Psychological Impact Stress and Anxiety Constant uncertainty and disruption caused by load shedding […]

Tackling Load Shedding with Emerging Technologies

While load shedding continues to pose significant challenges across South Africa, emerging technological innovations offer a beacon of hope. This article delves into the lesser-known yet promising technologies that could mitigate the effects of load shedding and pave the way for a more sustainable energy future. The Innovation Landscape: Beyond the Conventional Renewable Energy Breakthroughs […]

Eskom’s Festive Pause: A Temporary Relief or Calm Before the Storm?

Holiday Season Eases Pressure, but Grid Remains Vulnerable South Africa’s current suspension of load shedding, while providing temporary relief, is not indicative of a lasting solution. Energy experts attribute this hiatus largely to reduced demand, as major factories and industrial firms shut down for the holiday season. However, concerns about the power grid’s fragility persist. […]

Eskom Announces Load Shedding Suspension Until Friday

Monday, December 18, 2023 – Eskom, South Africa’s primary electricity supplier, has brought some relief to its consumers by announcing a suspension of load shedding activities until 4 pm on Friday. The utility confirmed this much-welcomed news through social media, citing a significant improvement in their generating capacity. Load Shedding Update: In a parallel development, […]

Load Shedding Update: Suspension Continues

Eskom reports sustained suspension of load shedding due to improved generating capacity. Further updates to follow if significant changes arise. Accessing Load Shedding Schedules We are pleased to inform you that accessing load shedding schedules tailored to your specific area is now simplified, thanks to How to Access the Schedule: If you’re uncertain about […]