Eskom’s Load Shedding Schedule: A Weekend of Intermittent Breaks

Johannesburg: In a recent development, Eskom, South Africa’s main power utility, has announced a brief respite from the persistent load shedding schedule for this weekend.

Today’s Relief

  • Temporary Suspension: From 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM today, South Africans can enjoy a break from load shedding.
  • Stage 2 Resumes: Later, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, the power cuts will return to stage 2.
  • Another Break: The lights stay on again from 9:00 PM tonight until 4:00 PM on Sunday.

Looking Ahead to Sunday

  • The schedule promises an extended break from load shedding throughout the first half of Sunday, offering a much-needed breather.

Weekly Outlook Pending
Eskom is set to release its weekly load shedding outlook tomorrow afternoon. Given the fluctuations in the schedule recently, users are advised to stay tuned for potential updates.

Maintenance and Capacity Update

  • Currently, 7,321MW of capacity is offline due to planned maintenance.
  • Positive News: Around 2,100MW of generating capacity is expected to be back online by Monday.

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.
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If you’re uncertain about your suburb’s name, kindly refer to Eskom’s Loadshedding Site for assistance.

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