Eskom Offers Daylight Relief: Load Shedding Updates

Johannesburg: In a move bringing temporary relief to South Africans, Eskom has announced a plan to suspend load shedding during daytime hours for the rest of this week and into the weekend.

Daily Load Shedding Schedule:

  • Daytime Suspension: Load shedding halted from 05:00 to 16:00.
  • Evening Resumption: Stage 2 load shedding from 16:00 to 05:00.

Schedule Breakdown:

  • Wednesday to Sunday (13th to 17th December): Load shedding suspended each day until 16:00, followed by Stage 2 in the evenings.

Reason for Suspension:

  • The decision comes as a result of reduced power demand and the expectation of increased generation capacity returning to service towards the weekend.

Current Power Status:

  • Unplanned Outages: 13,375MW offline.
  • Planned Maintenance: 7,820MW offline.
  • Recovery Plan: An additional 2,000MW anticipated

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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