Does City of Cape Town have load shedding today?

Cape Town : Not Load Shedding.

Was there load shedding in 2015?

January 2015- September 2015 Eskom implemented 99 days of load shedding in 2015, causing a decrease in manufacturing and mining output, dragging down economic growth. Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe promised an end to regular blackouts due to an improved planning system and an improved scheduled maintenance system.

When did loadshedding in SA start?

However, regularly scheduled mandatory load shedding started in April 2008, to allow maintenance periods of power generators, and recovery of coal stockpiles before the winter, when electricity usage is expected to surge.

Does Cape Town CBD get load shedding?

Cape Town’s CBD and surrounding suburbs are purposefully not being load shed.

Was there loadshedding 2017?

There was no loadshedding in 2016 & 2017 so those years have been excluded. In the chart below the height of each bar represents the stage (ie. stage 1 – 6) and the width represents the duration of each stage.

Will load shedding ever end?

Eskom says that the risk of continued load shedding up until the end of March 2022 remains high.

How do I check my Eskom load shedding?

To check what the position is of load shedding at any time, go to This is a monthly time table for load shedding. Load shedding will begin with the declaration from Eskom.

Why does Cape Town not have load shedding?

The City of Cape Town is often able to reduce the impact of load shedding due to the operation of its 180MW hydroelectric plant at the Steenbras Dam, which is normally used for ‘peak lopping’.

Is Cape Town on Stage 1 or 2 load shedding?

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town’s customers will be facing Stage 1 and Stage 2 load shedding this evening. The City informed its customers after Eskom announced that Stage 2 load shedding would be implemented from 4pm today until 9pm.