Eskom Escalates to Stage 4 Load Shedding Amid Unit Failures

Urgent Update


Eskom has ramped up load shedding to stage 4 as of the early hours of Thursday (22 February), attributing the escalation to significant unit breakdowns.

Critical Breakdowns:

  • Unit Failures: Losses at Kendal and Duvha power stations prompt urgent action.
  • Immediate Effect: Stage 4 initiated at 04:00, in effect until further notice.

Eskom’s Commitment:

  • Ongoing Vigilance: The utility pledges continuous system monitoring and prompt updates on changes.

In light of these developments, Eskom stresses the importance of public awareness and preparedness for the heightened load shedding stage.

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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