load shedding

  1. GipsyD

    Geothermal Generators Suppliers and/or Installers in South Africa?

    So, as the question suggests.... I am currently doing an exercise to see the amount of money needed to move my factories and home off the grid completely, or at the very least, partially off the grid, thanks to Load Shedding of course. Now, to the question at hand. I am looking at all forms of...
  2. RedViking

    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Community Support)

    This Thread is for the Mecer Inverter only. My personal opinion on the unit: Seeing that there are lots of question and in lots if threads, here is my review/input on the Mecer Inverter. Instead of reposting I'll just reference here. I'll add more info soon. This should give you an idea what...
  3. S

    Electricity Consumption For New Tenants

    Hi guys, may you please assist with some estimations. I have a property I want to rent out to tenants. Main house has 5 rooms and cottage has 4 rooms. So in total I have 9 rooms I want to rent out to 9 tenants. Per room a tenant will have a fridge, 2 plate stove and TV. I'm not versed with...
  4. S

    Inverter to DB - Diagram attached

    Hi all , been reading some of the threads on hooking up my new Mecer 3KvA/3000w inverter to my DB but want to run this past the experts here. I will have my electrician do the installation but I need to understand what he will be doing. Please excuse the diagram - my field of work is far far...
  5. U

    Load shedding Shenanigans

    Hi there everyone this is my first post here. I've just wanted to find out if anyone else has been getting this "load shedding" off of the load shedding schedule? This morning our power went out from 01:00 until 08:30 then again today load shedding was set to start at 16:00 and did not start...
  6. websquadza

    Vumatel | How Load-Shedding may affect your fibre connection

    Some or all Vumatel Trenched (grey box on your boundary wall and a Raycore CPE) clients across all ISPs may have experienced long delays in re-establishing connectivity after load shedding - this is not isolated and is affecting clients throughout South Africa. We received reports that some...
  7. Polymathic

    What's your Load Shedding Hobby?

    What so you do to kill the time during load shedding? Personally I feel I'm too reliant of technology, sure I can manage 2.5 hours using on my devices battery but when stage 5 and above hits that solution is not going to cut it.
  8. werfie

    Router Battery Backup

    Anyone using anyone of these two to backup ADSL router during power outages? If so, any feedback or other relatively cheap solutions? https://www.geewiz.co.za/ups/80323-linkqnet-epower-12v-25w-dc-ups-for-d-link-routers.html OR...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    One year of no load shedding

    One year of no load shedding Remember those dark days when load shedding wreaked havoc on households and businesses?
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Why current power outages are not load shedding

    Why current power outages are not load shedding Eskom has not implemented load shedding for over 10 months, but electricity outages in Johannesburg have been occurring recently.
  11. D

    Prepaid meters - Load Sheds you ?

    Hi all, Can any of you good people tell me why my prepaid meter load sheds me if i using "too much" power :confused:. Seems like it sheds me at 9200w for one min , then another warning for another minute if i continue then really gets going when it sheds me for 30 mins. Any ideas how i can...
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    Corruption is the cause of Eskom load shedding

    Corruption is the cause of Eskom load shedding Corruption was at the root of load shedding implemented by Eskom, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Thursday evening.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    When last did you have load shedding?

    When last did you have load shedding? Eskom said it had notched up over two weeks without load shedding on Wednesday.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    Load shedding hits SA’s economy

    Load shedding hits SA’s economy The shock of Eskom’s load shedding has finally hit home.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    At least you don’t have 10-hour load shedding

    At least you don’t have 10-hour load shedding South Africans who complain about load shedding can thank their lucky stars that they are not living in Zambia at the moment.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Load shedding worse than crime for SA business

    Load shedding worse than crime for SA business Power failures are the leading concern for small business owners in South Africa, according to World Wide Worx research.
  17. C

    Long lasting inverter

    I just bought a powerstash inverter. Anyone have any experience with this inverter?
  18. Gordon_R

    Rolling Reserve Replenishment: Sat 25 July 2015 [Stg2: 0800-2200]

    Eskom Hld SOC Ltd ‏@Eskom_SA 1 hour ago #PowerAlert #load_shedding stage 2 will be implemented from 08h00 to 22h00 today. Please use energy efficiency ways to keep warm today. Edit: Confirmed by City of Cape Town: @CityofCTAlerts Stage 2- Area 7 and 15 Start time 08:00 End time 10:30...
  19. M

    Using an inverter and battery charger on the same battery at the same time

    Hi All So heres my issue. I bought a goldstone inverter (http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/183003222/DC_to_AC_Inverter_660W_Free_Shipping.html) and didn't do my research very well. I thought it would charge the battery and then swap over to the battery when load shedding kicks in. Evidently it...
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Cheap ways to combat load shedding

    Cheap ways to beat load shedding Load shedding is back, and South Africans are looking for affordable ways to make the cold, dark nights bearable.