Eskom Load Shedding Schedule — Here Is The New Timetable

This is to inform you that Stage 4 of load-shedding is going to take place from Thursday, April 27, 2023. Eskom had already made it clear that the load-shedding will be implemented in different stages and the highest level of the power utility would be Stage 4. As many people were curious to know about the load-shedding schedule and its details, we decided to prepare an article and make people informed about it. Thus, we brought this column to you. You are asked to stick with this page and keep reading this article. Kindly drag down the page and take a peek below for more details.

Eskom Load Shedding Schedule

Eskom Load Shedding Schedule

The load-shedding of Stage 4 is going to start today from 4 pm to 5 pm for one hour. The power utility will be implemented in varying stages with the highest level being Stage 4. Eskom stated, “Stage 4 load-shedding will be implemented from 16:00 today until 05:00 on Thursday. Thereafter, various stages of load-shedding will be implemented,” Currently, the power utility has a generation capacity of 5,065MW offline for planned maintenance, with a further 16,283MW unavailable due to breakdowns. Kindly shift to the next section and read more details.

Load-shedding schedule for 26–30 April 2023
DateDayDay-time (05:00–16:00)Evening (16:00–05:00)
26 April 2023WednesdayStage 3Stage 4
27 April 2023ThursdayStage 2Stage 4
28 April 2023FridayStage 3Stage 4
29 April 2023SaturdayStage 3Stage 4
30 April 2023SundayStage 1Stage 3

Eskom further added that after more than 24 hours a generation unit was returned to service at Kriel Power Station. “Over the past 24 hours, a generation unit at Kriel Power Station was returned to service,” However, it stated that a generation unit each at the Duvha and Camden power stations was taken offline for restorations over the same period. It is also facing uncertainties in returning other units to service. Eskom said the delays in returning a unit to service at Kendal Power Station and two units at Kriel Power Station and Tutuka Power Station helped the current capacity constraints. “The delays in returning a unit to service at Kendal and two units each at Kriel and Tutuka power stations contributed to the current capacity constraints,” Drag down the page and read more details.

Eskom has stated that the team is working day and night around the clock to make it confirm that generating units are returned as soon as possible to the services. The timetable for load-shedding for April 26 to April 30 is Stage 3, Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 3, and Stage 1 in the day time and the schedule for the evening shift is Stage 4 on all days except the last day April 30 when it will be Stage 3. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.

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