Brief Respite: Eskom Halts Daytime Load Shedding

Johannesburg: In a welcome move, Eskom has announced a temporary suspension of load shedding during daylight hours, effective from 12:00 on Tuesday (12 December) until 16:00.

Schedule Adjustments:

  • Daytime Relief: Load shedding paused from 12:00 to 16:00.
  • Evening Outages: Stage 2 load shedding resumes from 16:00 to midnight.
  • Continued Observation: Eskom to closely monitor the power system for further changes.


  • The suspension follows a shift to a stage 2 and stage 3 rotation earlier on Tuesday.
  • Eskom aims to provide the next update on Wednesday, keeping consumers informed on the power situation.

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:

  1. Visit Load shedding Schedule.
  2. Enter your suburb name to view the schedule for upcoming days.

If you’re uncertain about your suburb’s name, kindly refer to Eskom’s Loadshedding Site for assistance.

Device Compatibility: The platform is optimized for a range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers.

Pro-tip: Bookmark your suburb on the site for quicker access in the future

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