Eskom Shifts to Stage 1 Load Shedding for the Afternoon

Brief Respite in Load Shedding

Load Shedding Update:

  • Stage 1 Implementation: From 11:00 until 16:00 today.
  • Return to Stage 2: Starting at 16:00 and continuing until further notice.

Reasons for Change:

  • Low Demand: Reduced electricity demand facilitates the easing.
  • Early Unit Restoration: Two units returning to service earlier than expected.

Eskom’s Ongoing Monitoring:

  • Vigilant Oversight: Eskom commits to closely watch the system.
  • Communication Promise: Updates will be shared if significant changes occur.

In today’s update, Eskom offers a temporary reduction in load shedding severity, transitioning to Stage 1 due to decreased demand and earlier-than-expected unit restorations. The power utility emphasizes its commitment to monitoring the situation, ensuring timely communication of any notable developments.

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.