Eskom Eases Load Shedding to Stage 1 Midweek

Power Update: February 7, 2024

Eskom brings a slight reprieve to power cuts, announcing a reduction to Stage 1 load shedding starting Wednesday at 10am.

Key Highlights:

  • Improvement Noted: The utility cites “sufficient emergency reserves and a slight increase in available generation capacity” as reasons for the downgrade.
  • Schedule Adjustment: Load shedding will lighten to Stage 1 from 10am to 2pm, shifting back to Stage 2 from 2pm onwards.
  • Monitoring Continues: Eskom remains vigilant, promising updates on the power system as needed.

Eskom’s efforts to stabilize the grid offer temporary relief, emphasizing ongoing challenges in managing South Africa’s electricity demand.

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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