Eskom Resumes Load-Shedding Amid Setbacks


  • Reintroduction of Outages: Eskom reinstates load-shedding, alternating between stage 2 in evenings/early mornings and stage 1 during daytime.
  • Generator Challenges: Return of two units delayed, and three units lost, prompting power cuts.
  • Current Outage Figures: Unplanned outages at 14,953MW; planned maintenance affecting 7,638MW.
  • Efforts to Restore Capacity: Teams aim to restore 2,700MW by week’s end.
  • Schedule Details:
    • Tuesday: Stage 2 starts at 16:00, ends at 05:00 Wednesday.
    • Wednesday: Stage 1 from 05:00 to 16:00.
  • Ongoing Pattern: This load-shedding cycle to continue indefinitely.
  • Monitoring and Updates: Eskom to keep a close eye on the power system, promising updates on changes.
  • Demand Forecast: Tuesday evening’s peak demand projected at 24,977MW.

Eskom emphasizes their commitment to monitoring the situation and adapting as necessary, while tirelessly working to mitigate the impact of these setbacks.

Accessing Load Shedding Schedules

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How to Access the Schedule:

  1. Visit Load shedding Schedule.
  2. Enter your suburb name to view the schedule for upcoming days.

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