Load shedding: Find the schedule for your city or municipality in South Africa

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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

Eastern Cape municipality schedules

Northern Cape schedules

North West schedules

Free State load shedding schedule

KwaZulu-Natal load shedding schedules

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.

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Andy Walker, former editor


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