Eskom’s Load Shedding Schedule for the Weekend Announced

Brief Break and Reduced Cuts Ahead


Eskom has laid out its load shedding plans for the upcoming weekend, promising some reprieve for South Africans.

Weekend Overview:

  • Friday Evening: Stage 3 kicks in at 16:00, continuing until 05:00 Saturday.
  • Saturday Daytime Relief: A pause from 05:00 to 16:00, then Stage 1 until Sunday morning.
  • Sunday Schedule: Mirroring Saturday, with Stage 1 resuming at 16:00.

Behind the Plan:

  • The adjustments come in response to lower electricity demand expected over the weekend.

Looking Forward:

  • Update Pending: Eskom will announce next week’s schedule on Sunday afternoon.
  • Capacity Recovery: Plans are in place to bring back 3,100MW by Monday.

Current Power Status:

  • Tonight’s peak demand is projected at 25,848MW, amidst ongoing outages.

As the community braces for the scheduled disruptions, Eskom’s weekend plan signals a strategic approach to managing the power crisis while attempting to minimize inconvenience for its consumers.

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.

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