Load-shedding Overview | 110% Green

To view the current status of load-shedding and timetables:

Eskom 3 Month Load-shedding Outlook

Below is a 3 month forecast supplied by Eskom on their ability to maintain sufficient reserve capacity and meet demand. Red areas indicate weeks when Eskom forecasts it will struggle to have sufficient reserves and meet demand, which may result in load-shedding.

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Due to the significant unreliability of Eskom’s generation fleet, a sudden unexpected loss in generation capacity can result in load-shedding that was not expected as part of this forecast.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS UPDATED ON A MONTHLY BASIS. ESKOM OFFERS WEEKLY UPDATES IN ITS SYSTEM ADEQUACY REPORTS AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.eskom.co.za/Whatweredoing/SupplyStatus/Pages/AdequacyReports...

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Load-shedding on the way?

This checklist will ensure you, your home and your business are prepared for load shedding.

Click below to download the Load-shedding Checklist PDF

Load Shedding Checklist (pdf, 90.53 KB)

How to Beat Load-shedding

Looking to reduce or eliminate the impact of load-shedding on your home or business? This guide will tell you about possible solutions to enable improved energy resilience in the longer term.

Click below to download How to Beat Load-shedding PDF

What is Load-shedding and How Does it Work?

This load-shedding fact sheet answers some frequently asked questions and provides some additional insights on this regular part of our lives.

Click below to download Load-shedding Fact Sheet PDF

Load Shedding FAQ (pdf, 1.23 MB)

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