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Finding your load shedding schedule for your specific city, town or municipality can be a torrid task online, and searching for them wastes valuable time.
But, fear not. This brief article lists the schedules for South Africa’s largest cities, and most populous municipalities, working up from the south of the country to the extreme north.
Note #1: if you can’t find your town under our provincial lists, scroll to the very bottom of this article for Eskom’s extensive list of schedules for smaller towns across the country.
We also have a list of apps and tools to help you keep track of load shedding online.
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Western Cape load shedding schedules
The City of Cape Town often implements a lower stage of load shedding for those supplied by the municipality rather than Eskom. Make sure to double-check which stage you are on when checking the schedule.
Gauteng load shedding schedules
- City of Joburg (City Power)
- City of Ekurhuleni
- City of Tshwane (Pretoria, Soshanguve, Mamelodi, Centurion)
- Midvaal Local Municipality (Vereeniging, Meyerton)
Eastern Cape municipality schedules
- Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Despatch)
- Buffalo City Municipality (East London, Bhisho, King William’s Town)
- Kouga Local Municipality (Humansdorp, Jeffreys Bay)
- Makana Municipality (Makhanda)
Northern Cape schedules
North West schedules
Free State load shedding schedule
KwaZulu-Natal load shedding schedules
- eThekwini Municipality (Durban, Umlazi, Chatsworth)
- City of eMhlathuze (Richards Bay)
- Msunduzi Municipality (Pietermarizburg)
Mpumalanga load shedding schedule
Limpopo load shedding schedule
Can’t find your load shedding schedule online? Schedules for smaller areas
If you can’t find your local schedule online, you should try Eskom’s extensive list of smaller municipalities’ schedules.
The power utility also provides additional Stage 6 load shedding schedules.
Please check your schedule for your loadshedding times. If supplied directly by Eskom, schedule can be found on https://t.co/eBLH7nUV7B if supplied by a municipality please contact your local municipality pic.twitter.com/K374hb3d2l
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) December 5, 2019
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