Load power suspended during the day this weekend


Load capacity is suspended on Saturday and Sunday from 05:00 to 16:00. However, phase 2 load shedding will apply for the rest of the time.

Eskom says 13,921 MW is currently unavailable due to unplanned outages, while 6,831 MW is given over to planned maintenance.

“Eskom’s general station managers and their teams are working tirelessly to ensure that additional generation capacity is restored.

“A total of 2,560 MW of generation capacity should be expected to be available again by Monday.”