Eskom Announces Daytime Load Shedding Break for Weekend

Lighter Load Ahead

Eskom has planned a brief respite from load shedding this weekend, with daylight hours free from power cuts.

Weekend Schedule:

  • Friday Night: Stage 2 load shedding until 20:00, then escalates to stage 4 to boost reserves.
  • Saturday: Load shedding paused (from 05:00), resuming with stage 2 in the evening.
  • Into the Week: Stage 1 load shedding picks up post-weekend, until further updates.

Behind the Pause:

  • The suspension aligns with expected lower demand and the return of 1,500MW to the grid by Sunday, offering a temporary relief to residents.

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 Loadshedding.com.

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 Loadshedding.com 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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