Load-shedding is back – Here is the new schedule

Eskom has announced that load-shedding will return from 16:00 on Sunday.

Load-shedding will start with Stage 1 power cuts, which will run until 05:00 on Monday.

Stage 2 load-shedding will then take place until 16:00 on Monday, followed by alternating Stage 3 and Stage 1 power cuts in the evenings and day times respectively.

Load-shedding from 12 November 2023
Date Day Daytime (05:00–16:00) Evening peak (16:00–05:00)
12 November Sunday Suspended Stage 1
13 November Monday Stage 2 Stage 3
14 November Tuesday Stage 1 Stage 3
Until further notice

Eskom said that the return of load-shedding is due to a shortage of generation capacity – with unplanned outages currently at 17,270MW.

Approximately 5,300MW of generating capacity is expected to return to service over the course of the next week.

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