Eskom to implement stage 4 load-shedding on Sunday [17/03/2019]

Jamie McKane

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Eskom to implement stage 4 load-shedding on Sunday

Eskom has announced that it will continue with load-shedding over the entire weekend, following stage 4 load-shedding on Saturday 16 March.

The power utility said that load-shedding would shift from stage 4 to stage 2 from 23:00 on Saturday to 08:00 on Sunday morning, following which stage 4 load-shedding would be implemented from 08:00 until 23:00 on Sunday.
 

Fulcrum29

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I'm prepared for this :
I am not, when power comes on in my neighbourhood there are so many house alarms going at once that it sounds like a incoming air raid and now everyone is going to experience that at 00:30 the morning and again at 06:30. Not to mention, when we don't have power, crime gets real quick.
 

PhireSide

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Woohoo.

Shed from 02h00 - 06h30, 14h00 - 18h30 and 22h00 - 02h30.

Give or take 13 hours of loadshedding in a 24 hour period.

Viva Eskom, viva...
 

Bryn

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My group has 10:00-14:30 and 18:00-22:30. Jesus Christ. My batteries won't be able to recharge during that intermission. They cost a bloody fortune and it seems like the capacity needs to be doubled.
 

SmuGS

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I do not see the benefit of load shedding at night, most people are sleeping. How much power do they expect to save..
 

Mephisto_Helix

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Don't worry guys, we'll have a report results in a month ..... that's the sum total of government giving a fark about the country. Fly time, just bloody fly, I need out
 

joeline

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Loadshedding started at 2 am, just fell asleep when my alarm went off at 230. someone tried to break into my car and triggered the beam covering my car. It is pitch black, cannot see a thing and no security company comes or call me. Tried phoning them, no answer. Feel very unsafe in my own house, in my own country, what a joke.
 

Mephisto_Helix

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Yep, crime reports for the neighborhood just tonight have about quadrupled from the usual. Well played you clowns, looking out for them citizens
 

Venomous

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Yep 22:00-00:30 and then 04:00-06:30, 12:00-14:30 and 20:00-22:30. This is a bitch, Eskom is now starting to push buttons and not those buttons on their consoles.

This is piss poor.
You're lucky. You have 2:30hr slots.

We get 4:30 :(

And yesterday the power came on after being out the whole afternoon and it went off again, a few mins later, for over 4 hours.

Oh and then we were off scheduled again 00:00 - 0430.
Super nice for fridges and freezers :rolleyes: even though we were sleeping.

I seem to rrecall there was electricity for just over an hour before midnight.
 

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Stage 2 the whole night. Nice first time in history.
Yip! We've officially dropped even deeper into the dwang than in 2007/8 when loadshedding first began! And as mentioned, crime is going to thrive.
 
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