Load shedding is officially back in business on Wednesday evening, with power outages occurring nationwide. The lights are going out between 17:00 – 22:00, thanks to the implementation of Stage 1 cuts. We’re looking at all the schedules for Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth / Gqeberha, to provide more localised coverage.
CHECK YOUR ESKOM SCHEDULES ON WEDNESDAY 26 MAY
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE FOR JOHANNESBURG:
- – Go to the City Power homepage and type in your suburb.
- – This will give a direct update on when load shedding is expected for you and your regional community.
- – You can also get a weekly on monthly overview by using this calendar. It’s easily done!
- – Of course, if you have your block number memorised, you can check-in with City Power’s Twitter updates.
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE FOR PRETORIA / TSHWANE:
- – Both cities in Gauteng have similar systems…
- – Pretorians can find their district grouping by consulting this list. It’s an easy way to prepare for power cuts.
- – You can view this schedule to tell you exactly when your suburb will get load shedding, on each day of the month.
- – Already know you’re numbered group? Cracking – you can get your updates from the City of Tshwane’s Twitter.
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE FOR CAPE TOWN:
- – Find what ‘block’ you live in, by using this map.
- – Once you’ve identified which block you’re in, consult the table which features below.
- – Find the correct date, scroll down, and identify which time period your block appears in.
- – On some occasions, the City of Cape Town has a slightly altered load shedding schedule…
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE FOR DURBAN:
- – You know the drill, find your block on this list.
- – Double-check the city’s official schedule. Hey presto, you’ve done it!
- – You can also follow the eThekwini Municipality’s Twitter account for live updates.
And finally… a quick look at Port Elizabeth / Gqeberha
- – The electricity issues have been piling up in this part of the country, so we’re featuring them here.
- – The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality arguably has the least-aesthetically pleasing load shedding schedule. But do you know what? It’s got all the details any local will ever need.