Eskom Update: Extended Break in Load-Shedding This Weekend


  • Temporary Relief: Eskom announces a pause in load-shedding from 10:00 to 16:00 on Saturday, 6 January 2024.
  • Lower Demand: The decision comes as electricity demand dips below expectations.
  • Schedule Adjustment: Initially planned stage 1 cuts until 16:00 are now on hold.
  • Weekend Outlook: Post-break, stage 2 resumes from 16:00 Saturday until 05:00 Sunday. Another suspension is scheduled for Sunday from 05:00 to 16:00.
  • Stay Informed: Eskom to provide updates on any major schedule changes.

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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