How do I find load shedding in my area?

How do I find load shedding in my area?

One of the quickest and easiest ways to find out if your area will face load-shedding any time soon, a way that doesn’t involve spending half an hour squinting at Eskom spreadsheets, is through the free app EskomSePush – available on iOS and Android.

What time is load shedding in Cape Town?

Eskom load-shedding suspended at 22:00 on 30 May 2022. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @CityofCT for updates.

How do I check my Eskom load shedding schedule today?

MUNICIPAL INFORMATION If your municipality is an Eskom customer, you can look your schedule up on the Eskom website by typing in your area’s name. For load shedding schedules affecting the City of Johannesburg, you can visit, or call 086 056 2874, or follow them on Twitter @CityPowerJhb.

Is Cape Town on Stage 1 or 2 load shedding?

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town’s customers will be facing Stage 1 and Stage 2 load shedding this evening.

Is there load shedding in my area today?

There is currently no Load Shedding in progress!

Is there a load shedding app?

The top rated load shedding app This app monitors the current Eskom load shedding status and notifies you if the power is scheduled to go off in your area.

What time is load shedding Strand?

May 2022

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07:00AM – 09:30AM 15:00PM – 17:30PM 13:00PM – 15:30PM

Which stage are we on load shedding?

stage 2
We are currently #loadshedding in stage 2.

How many hours is Stage 3?

Stage 3: Will increase the frequency of Stage 2 by 50 percent, which means you will be scheduled for load-shedding nine times over a four-day period for two hours at a time, or nine times over an eight-day period for four hours at a time.

How many hours is Stage 2 load shedding schedule?

Stage 2 load shedding will be implemented from 17:00 until 22:00 throughout the week, Eskom announced on Sunday.

How many hours is loadshedding?

Load shedding stages – what do they mean? Stage 1: Requires up to 1,000 MW of electricity to be shed and can be implemented three times over a four-day period for two hours at a time, or three times over an eight-day period for 4 hours at a time.

Who owns EskomSePush?

It was this mentality that inspired Herman Maritz and Dan Wells to develop EskomSePush; a free application that allows users to view what areas will be affected by power outages that day. During load shedding, or when there has been a change to the load shedding schedule, the app will send users push notifications.

Does Eskom WhatsApp?

Eskom has debunked a widely shared WhatsApp voice note that claimed it owed an oil supplier R500m, which resulted in load shedding when the company stopped deliveries to power stations. Fin24 asked Eskom about the claims made in the WhatsApp voice note and Eskom said it was nothing but fake news.

How many hours is Stage 2 load shedding?

Power utility Eskom says that it will implement stage 2 load shedding all week, during peak evening hours from 17h00 to 22h00. This is due to the continued shortage of generation capacity it has been experiencing, Eskom said.

How many hours is Stage 4?

Stage 4 allows for up to 4000 MW of the national load to be shed. It is double the frequency of Stage 2, which means you will be scheduled for load shedding 12 times over a four day period for two hours at a time, or 12 times over an eight-day period for four hours at a time.

How many hours is Stage 6?

Stage six doubles the frequency of stage three – which means you could be affected 18 times for four days for up to four-and-a-half hours at a time, or 18 times over eight days for about two hours at a time. City Power on Tuesday tweeted its schedule for load shedding from stage six to eight.

Who runs EskomSePush?

Why is it called EskomSePush?

The name was in part inspired by conference calls talking about “push notifications”. “Some of these meetings had folks with Afrikaans accents and the word ‘Push’ always made our day,” he added. “The name was definitely inspired by some of those banking folks. But simply put, it’s Push Notifications for Eskom.

Is Eskom owned by the government?

Eskom represents South Africa in the Southern African Power Pool. The utility is the largest producer of electricity in Africa, and was among the top utilities in the world in terms of generation capacity and sales, but has since slipped in both categories. It is the largest of South Africa’s state owned enterprises.