Eskom Continues Load Shedding Break


  • Ongoing Suspension: Eskom confirms load-shedding halt remains in effect indefinitely.
  • Improved Conditions: Decision credited to enhanced generating capacity and ample emergency reserves.
  • Timeline of Suspension: Load-shedding initially paused at 10:00 on Saturday, 6 January 2024.
  • Extensions Announced: Subsequent updates extended the break to 16:00 on Sunday, then further to at least 05:00 on Monday, 8 January.
  • Context of Outages: This pause follows the start of 2024’s first load-shedding on 2 January, with an earlier plan for suspension till 5 January.
  • Potential 3-Week Respite: Had initial plans held, South Africans would have experienced a three-week load-shedding hiatus.

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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