Here is an easy 3step guide on how to find the correct schedule for your area. This is welcome news and we are grateful for the citys efforts to mitigate the impact on capetonians. Using your area number check the load shedding times for your area. To determine the times that you will be affected, including the extended stages 58, please scroll down and click to view the schedule for your area. No load shedding expected for the rest of the weekdate. The effect of electrical load shedding on pediatric hospital. The load shedding schedule indicates the time and when the block will be affected. Four schedules have been developed based on the possibility of risk and to ensure that load shedding is applied in a fair and equitable manner. Sc0207 2018 19 eskom schedule of standard prices 2018 19 rev00 1 april 2018 full version 15 % vat page 1 of 46 schedule of standard prices for eskom tariffs 1 april 2018 to 31 march 2019 for nonlocal authority supplies, and 1 july 2018 to 30 june 2019 for local authority supplies 1. South africans will have to endure another day of load shedding on wednesday, with eskom still battling to repair broken power generating units. T he sp at il do r y n m cu r en t, a dom pl s vi by th ev a r iou s lnd pm for th em ai nc sd. Find your load shedding schedules here the citizen. Low risk of outages in the festive season eskom has promised that there will be very little risk of load shedding from this week through to the middle of january 2019.
To determine the times that you will be affected, please view the schedule for your area. Load shedding status we are currently not load shedding due to high demand or urgent maintenance being performed at certain power stations. Eskom implements stage 1 load shedding due to severe. The effect of load shedding on childrens health is unknown. In the event of load shedding or power cuts and supply failures, residents are urged to contact municipalitys call centre at contacts details provided. Load shedding was a buzzword, albeit a much maligned one, during the early years of this decade.
Everything you need to know, from the loadshedding stage right now to the schedules. Loadshedding 2020 lookup tool cape town load shedding. Nov 30, 2018 eskom south africas struggling electricity utility said it would implement stage 2 load shedding until 10pm on sunday due to a shortage of capacity. How to stay uptodate on possible load shedding schedules. Wesgro ceo tim harris told fin24 that they liaised with the city of cape town, which has confirmed it is able to avert load shedding on friday and operate per schedule if consumption remains low. The city of cape town has rolled out a new load shedding roster for capetonians. News24 south africas leading source of breaking news. Stay one step ahead of loadshedding city of cape town.
Heres how to check your load shedding schedule in cape town. Commercial peak period residential peak period refer to. The polokwane local municipality in limpopo has started to implement loadshedding following an instruction from eskom. Oct 02, 2015 find your load shedding schedules here citizen reporter the citizens kirsten sekhaolelo works at the citizen offices during a power blackout, 6 march 2014, in industria west, johannesburg. Eskom warns of high probability of stage 2 load shedding. Loadshedding area 21 loa d she ing rea 4 area 2 loadshedding area 5 loadshedding area 12 loa d she ing area 16. Workers have been demanding a 15 % wage hike and the matter has now been referred to the ccma. Eskom and municipalities around the country have made load shedding schedules available so the public can know when. Cape town residents affected by the city of cape towns load shedding schedule should prepare themselves for outages at different times during the day, due to their new staggered approach, which will be effective from february 1, 2015. Load shedding will be used under emergency conditions for limited periods. Apologies for the inconvenience that this is causing you, south africa, tweeted the power utilitys spokesperson khulu phasiwe.
The city of cape town accepts no responsibilityfor, and will not be. Please report your outage to electricity call centre on 080 111. Loadshedding area 12 loa d she ing ar 15 loadshedding area 16 ple as not. Electricity load shedding stellenbosch municipality. Loadshedding 2020 lookup tool cape town load shedding times.
Select a province, eastern cape, free state, gauteng, kwazulunatal, limpopo. If loadshedding does not occur in your area as indicated on the current. Eskom warns of stage 2 cuts for monday 11 february stage 2 rotational load shedding is implemented when the power grid is under immense pressure. Eskom load shedding faq the frequently asked questions please note.
New load shedding schedule for cape town the city of cape town is rolling out a new load shedding roster as eskom continues to battle to keep the countrys lights on. Load shedding times by stage and area as per current city of cape town schedule. Results show that 65 percent respondents stated there is 6 to 8 hours loadshedding in their area, 55. Be aware that eskoms load shedding schedule and the city of cape town s schedule may differ. The eskom load shedding schedule for the free state which you can view by clicking on the link below takes precedence, if there are discrepancies between this schedule and the one on the eskom load shedding website. Eskom to implement stage 2 for friday 30 november while stage 1 allows for up to mw of the national load to be shed, stage 2 doubles that amount. The city of cape town also seemed happy to confirm that the blackouts have now come to a halt. Stage 1 loadshedding commences heres your bay schedule.
I think i saw on a government website that load shedding had been suspended until further notice. The rcch catchment area is the city of cape town except for specialty. This article was last updated on sunday, 15 march 2020 at 12pm. The city of cape town accepts no responsibilityfor, and will not be liable for, any errors or. Cape town loadshedding 2018 6000 miles from civilisation. Stellenbosch loadshedding suspended until further notice loadshedding za.
Stellenbosch town is 50 km to the east of cape town and is after cape town the oldest town in south africa. Paarl loadshedding suspended until further notice loadshedding za. This after it implemented load shedding stage 1 on thursday, and stage 2 on friday morning, and stage 2 on saturday evening to protect the power system from a total collapse or blackout. View the full loadshedding schedule for somerset west in all stages 1, 2, 3a, 3b along with the current stage. No load shedding expected on wednesday, drop in unplanned breakdowns. Affected areas may vary on occassion due to operational requirements. This is the new load shedding schedule for cape town health24. Be aware that eskoms loadshedding schedule and the city of cape town s schedule may differ. Cape town eskom has implemented stage 2 load shedding on thursday. Cape town follow the city of cape town s twitter feed here for the latest information. Loadshedding area 12 loa d she ing area 15 this map was compiled by. The new schedule consists of four stages with the rotation in the most likely period of loadshedding 06. Jan 30, 2020 cape town follow the city of cape town s twitter feed here for the latest information.
Capetalk coct load shedding area 9 in stage not load. The effect of the power being restored can be seen about 7 seconds. Timelapse of cape town during load shedding youtube. Published by lucinda dordley on june 18, 2018 the city of cape town has warned of power outages due to load shedding by eskom, saying they are at the power utilities mercy, and do not have a clear picture on when the outages will occur. An interactive map displaying loadshedding data for the cape town area. The new schedule was set up after a number of complaints from residents who claimed the old. If you are experiencing a power outage, either outside your schedule time or when load shedding is not active, then it is a result of a fault on the network and not because of load shedding.
Eskom is load shedding according to the published load. Useful tips to deal with load shedding western cape government. Albert park east 15 albert park south 21 albina 8 alexander park 19 alverstone 8. June 2014 and may 2015 from red cross childrens hospital, cape town. Places in south africa which dont get load shedding. The first case of covid19 was confirmed in cape town on 11 march 2020. We encourage you to make use of our online services where possible.
The power utility began implementing stage one of its loadshedding programme on thursday. The load shedding schedule together with the blocks suburbs information can be downloaded below. The load shedding schedules for these shaded municipalities are not yet available. Be aware that eskoms loadshedding schedule and the city of cape towns schedule may. Jan 30, 2015 loadshedding outages generally last for about 2,5 hours, with one area being affected at a time during stage 1 and four areas being affected at a time during stage 3b. The suburbs blocks information indicates all suburbs associated with the affected block as per the load shedding schedule. Switching off sensitive electrical appliances before power is restored also prevents the risk of voltage spikes and subsequent damage to equipment when power returns. Coct load shedding area 9 in stage not load shedding.
Visit the load shedding website of the city of cape town here. Whether you have plans to be at home, work or somewhere out and about to play, heres everything you need to know about loadshedding in cape town. Click on the map to determine which area you are in or open it here. Feb 02, 2015 cape town the city of cape town has released the muchawaited rotational load shedding schedule. Apr 27, 2015 timelapse video showing the city of cape town without electricity during load shedding by the staterun power provider eskom. Ev ery f o tha sb nm d u acu ry of in m ths p e tim e of publ ica n. Eskom says due to a drop in electricity demand going into the weekend and the restoration of its koeberg unit in cape town the scale of power cuts. We anticipate that this will continue until 8pm tonight. Stage 1 allows for up to mw of the national load to be shed.
But according to every south africas favourite provider of electricity, eskom, it may make a. Embattled eskom said no load shedding was expected for the rest of the week as their emergency resources have been used. At times, the city will only implement stage 1 or not implement at all if it has additional capacity. The city of cape town accepts no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, any errors or omissions contained herein. Areas 116 follow the city of cape town loadshedding schedule on page 2 of the above map pdf areas 1723 use the table of. Mar, 2020 for load shedding schedules affecting the city of cape town, you can visit. Not loadshedding eskom is currently not load shedding due to high demand or urgent maintenance being performed at certain power stations.
If you see a white space, please be patient while the content loads. Here are all the areas that will likely be hit by load. For loadshedding schedules affecting the city of cape town, you can visit. Jun 08, 2015 places in south africa which dont get load shedding. Areas affected by stage 1 load shedding on 14 june 2018 by primedia broadcasting on scribd.
Sas electricity system still remains constrained and vulnerable. Eskom is currently not load shedding due to high demand or urgent maintenance being performed at certain power stations. The parastatal says that there will be a high risk of load shedding until march next year. Hermanus loadshedding suspended until further notice loadshedding za. To work out when you might expect the lights to go out. At times cape town may be at a lower load shedding stage than the rest of the country due to generation capacity from the steenbras dam. Reducing your households electricity demand not only saves you money, it also means the load on the national power grid is reduced, which helps stabilise the power supply. This tool allows lookup for times and time slots when loadshedding is scheduled for your area. Find out how to stay safe while youre out and get updates on coronavirus covid19. The information carried on this page is based on data provided by the various power and municipal authorities. Municipal spokesperson tshidiso mothapo says load shedding phase for polokwane will end at 9 pm as per the eskom announcement.
Only our essential services will continue during this time, and various city facilities will remain closed until further notice to help curb the spread of covid19. What is loadshedding its a way to avoid a total national blackout by rotating the outages. During load shedding, customers are urged to switch off appliances to prevent overload trips which may result in extended outages. Areas of cape town for today sun 2nd, assuming load shedding stage 1, will run in sequential order. Loadshedding area 4 loa d she ing area 1 loa d she ing area 5 loa d she ing area 12 loa d she ing area 16 loadshedding. Melkbosstrand falls under zone 14 on this schedule but you may change to suite your zone if you are not in melkbosstrand.45 927 734 1216 153 996 611 1317 1415 1283 320 899 824 748 764 371 84 557 7 1269 1130 343 885 300 487 1155 197 1118 1282 33 941 1036