Eskom wants to stop 4-hour load-shedding in Johannesburg

RoosTa

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Bromhof/Boskruin 6B normally has 6-8 hours of loadshedding. 4.5 hours + another 1.5-3.5 hours for CityPower to get the grid back up.
 

Robocop

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I am fortunate enough to live close to a hospital. And we must be on the same circuit.
Stage 1 and 2 load shedding does not affect me at all.
Stage 3 and 4 sometimes. But not often enough to even bother with the load shedding schedule.
 

RoosTa

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I'm not certain if the change to 2 hours would work. If I recall, the reason it was changed to 4 hours was because the substations could not handle the constant switching on/off.

Our substation is already bad. Like, clockwork after loadshedding, CityPower needs to send their technicians out to reset the tripped substation - and as stated before, this can take minimum an 1.5 hours up to 3 hours at times, depending how busy they are.
 

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This article is not correct! In Vereeniging we are also subjected to 4 hours of load shedding under level 2, sometimes even 4 1/2 hours.
 

Lupus

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This article is not correct! In Vereeniging we are also subjected to 4 hours of load shedding under level 2, sometimes even 4 1/2 hours.
In Johannesburg, the stage doesn't affect the hours out, in fact a lot of areas get 4 1/2 hours every 12 hours at stage 2, if it's stage 4 and it's 24 hours a day we will have 4 1/2 hours one day, then 9 the next.
 

Varktjop

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This article is not correct! In Vereeniging we are also subjected to 4 hours of load shedding under level 2, sometimes even 4 1/2 hours.
We always have 4.5 hours of loadshedding when Eskom starts with their s*** and we're 50km from Vereeniging. Like @Lupus said, 4.5 hours one day, 9 hours the next. Our loadshedding has only been shy of 4.5 hours once in the last 3-4 years.
 

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Can confirm we are on a new supposed 2 hour schedule. Will see if it comes back on in two hours time. Eskom __sePush is not correct for us anymore :/
 

Sinbad

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Can confirm we are on a new supposed 2 hour schedule. Will see if it comes back on in two hours time. Eskom __sePush is not correct for us anymore :/
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Dunno why everyone still goes on about the poesh app
 
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