Eskom’s Weekend Load Shedding Schedule: What You Need to Know

Brace yourself as Eskom cranks up the load shedding to stage 4. Check out the full schedule and stay prepared with our easy-to-scan guide:

  • Breaking news: Eskom moves to stage 4 load shedding this weekend
  • Why the change? Unexpectedly high demand prompts the shift
  • What’s next? Load shedding stages will fluctuate between stages 2 to 4 until Monday

Load Shedding Schedule: A Day-by-Day Breakdown

  1. Friday, 31 March
    • Stage 4 in effect until 00h00
  2. Saturday, 1 April
    • Stage 4: 00h00 to 05h00
    • Stage 3: 05h00 to 16h00
    • Stage 4: 16h00 to 00h00
  3. Sunday, 2 April
    • Stage 4: 00h00 to 05h00
    • Stage 2: 05h00 to 16h00
    • Stage 3: 16h00 to 00h00
  4. Monday, 3 April
    • Stage 3: 00h00 to 16h00
    • Stage 4: 16h00 to 00h00
Load Shedding Schedule South Africa

Behind the Scenes: Generation Capacity Updates

  • Breakdowns have surged to 15,388MW
  • Planned maintenance now accounts for 7,169MW of out-of-service capacity

Recent Power Station Developments

  • Good news: Two generation units back online at Lethabo and Medupi
  • Challenges: Units at Hendrina, Matimba, and Matla offline for repairs
  • Delays: Camden, Kriel, and Tutuka power stations face capacity constraints

Load Shedding Schedules for Major Metros

Stay on top of the game by checking your city’s load shedding schedule:

Also Read:   Load Shedding's Silver Linings: The Unexpected Bright Spots of Power Cuts

Stay Informed with the Load Shedding App

Smartphone users can download the Load Shedding App to receive push notifications when load shedding is implemented.

Eskom’s got your back, working hard to keep the lights on! Stay informed and plan your weekend accordingly with this updated load shedding schedule. And remember, we’re all in this together!

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