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Eskom Announces Stage 2 Load Shedding Starting at 16:00

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Eskom Announces Stage 2 Load Shedding Starting at 16:00

Eskom has provided an update on load shedding, indicating that it will continue to suspend load shedding during the day and implement Stage 2 load shedding in the evenings until Wednesday. This pattern will be repeated daily. Here are the details for specific areas.

Eskom Announces Stage 2 Load Shedding Starting at 16:00

George:

  • Monday, October 2: 22:00 – 00:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: None
  • Wednesday, October 4: None

Uniondale:

  • Monday, October 2: None
  • Tuesday, October 3: 01:00 – 03:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 17:00 – 19:30

Sedgefield:

  • Monday, October 2: 22:00 – 00:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: None
  • Wednesday, October 4: None

Knysna | Plettenberg Bay:

  • Monday, October 2: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 04:00 – 05:00

Mossel Bay:

  • Monday, October 2: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 04:00 – 05:00

Albertinia | Riversdale | Gouritsmond | Stilbaai | Melkhoutfontein | Jongensfontein:

  • Monday, October 2: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 04:00 – 05:00

Heidelberg | Slangrivier:

  • Monday, October 2: 18:00 – 20:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: 02:00 – 04:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 02:00 – 04:30

Oudtshoorn:

  • Monday, October 2: None
  • Tuesday, October 3: 20:00 – 22:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 20:00 – 22:30

Graaff-Reinet:

  • Monday, October 2: 19:00 – 21:30
  • Tuesday, October 3: 19:00 – 21:30
  • Wednesday, October 4: 03:00 – 05:30

Consumers are advised to use electricity sparingly and not to switch on high-usage equipment immediately after load shedding. It’s recommended to wait at least 30 minutes after load shedding is scheduled to return before using such appliances to reduce the risk of network overload.

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Eskom Loadshedding will continue until 5:00 on Tuesday, as previously announced

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Eskom Loadshedding will continue until 5:00 on Tuesday, as previously announced

Until 05:00 on Tuesday, stage 4 loadshedding will continue. Until further notice, Stage 2 and 4 loadshedding will take place.

Eskom Loadshedding will continue until 5:00 on Tuesday, as previously announced

Monday, 10 July 2023: Stage 4 loadshedding is being implemented until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday due to increased demand. On Wednesday, Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 14:00 until 05:00, followed by Stage 2 loadshedding from 05:00 to 14:00.

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There will be a daily implementation of this pattern until further notice. A new update will be published if any significant changes are made.

As of now, 14 252MW of generating capacity has been damaged by breakdowns, while 4 118MW of generating capacity has been out of service for planned maintenance.

As of today, Duvha, Hendrina, Kendal, Kriel, Matimba and Medupi power stations have each reactivated a generating unit.

The Arnot and Tutuka power stations each had a generation unit out of service due to a breakdown during the same period.

Tutuka Power Station’s current capacity constraints are due to the delay in resuming two generating units. In order to restore service to the generating units, Eskom teams are working around the clock.

Members of the public are being encouraged to use electricity sparingly and efficiently, and we want to thank the people who do heed the call. During the period between 17:00 and 21:00, please turn off your geysers and pool pumps as this reduces demand, alleviates pressure on the power system, and contributes to fewer stages of load-shedding.

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