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Schedules for Cape Town Load Shedding in PDF: The South African energy crisis is a persistent period of rolling blackouts that affects a sizable portion of the nation. It is most noticeable in the form of load shedding. This is due to the fact that the national power infrastructure is at risk because the supply of electricity cannot keep up with the demand. It started at the tail end of 2007 and is still ongoing.

The main power generator in South Africa, Eskom, which is owned by the government and a few MPs, claimed that the rolling blackouts were brought on by insufficient energy production.

This type of “load shedding” is applied whenever producing units are taken offline for maintenance, repairs, or refueling with a reserve margin of no more than 8%. (in the case of nuclear units). Eskom and other government representatives say building new power plants and generators is the solution.

The electricity issue has gotten worse due to Eskom’s corruption and inefficiency, particularly when Jacob Zuma was in charge.

Eskom staff members’ incapacity and negligence have made it challenging to obtain power. In a study completed in December 1998, analysts at Eskom and the South African government estimated that if nothing was done to stop it, Eskom would run out of power reserves by 2007. Because it was considering selling Eskom prior to 2007, the government didn’t do much to improve the nation’s capacity to produce energy.

According to the December 1998 study, Eskom should be divided into separate energy production and delivery companies.

Amazing Amanzi Systems (Pty) Ltd, a provider of alternative energy technology, sold a small portion of its stock to Eskom in 1998. They intended to incorporate it into their joint venture with Royal Dutch Shell called Shell Solar Homes.

The Shell Solar Project and the rollout of free or subsidized kerosene water heaters and stoves were both stopped because of political pressure.

 

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Eskom load-shedding: September 8, 2022
Eskom customers: Stage 2 load-shedding will be implemented throughout Thursday night. Thereafter, Stage 2 load-shedding will continue to be implemented daily from 05:00–22:00 until Saturday, September 10, 2022.

City customers on Stage 1 from 14:00 to 22:00. Stage 2 from 22:00 – 05:00

Eskom load-shedding: September 9, 2022
Eskom customers on Stage 2 from 05:00 – 22:00.

City customers on Stage 0 (no load-shedding) from 05:00 – 14:00. Stage 1 runs from 14:00–22:00.

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Remember to be energy-wise and switch off appliances that use large amounts of power when not in use.

 

NB:  Load Shedding Updates – 8th September 2022

Load shedding will be implemented throughout ​Thursday night,  thereafter load shedding

will be implemented daily from 05:00 – 22:00 until Saturday as previously communicated.

 

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Stage 2 Load Shedding – 08th September 2022 (Thursday)

​Time
​Blocks To Be Affected
​05:00 – 06:30
​Blocks 8 and 12
​06:00 – 08:30
​Blocks 9 and 13
​08:00 – 10:30
​Blocks 10 and 14
​10:00 – 12:30 Blocks 11 and 15​
12:00 – 14:30 Blocks 12 and 16​
​14:00 – 16:30 Blocks 13 and 1​
​16:00 – 18:30 Blocks 14 and 2
​18:00 – 20:30 ​Blocks 15 and 3
​​20:00 – 22:00 Blocks 16 and 4​
22:00 – 00:00
​Blocks 1 and 5​

 

​Stage 2 Load Shedding – 09th September 2022 (Friday)

​Time
​Blocks To Be Affected
​05:00 – 06:30
​Blocks 5 and 9
​06:00 – 08:30
​Blocks 6 and 10
​08:00 – 10:30
​Blocks 7 and 11
​10:00 – 12:30 Blocks 8 and 12​
12:00 – 14:30 Blocks 9 and 13​
​14:00 – 16:30 Blocks 10 and 14​
​16:00 – 18:30 Blocks 11 and 15
​18:00 – 20:30 ​Blocks 12 and 16
​​20:00 – 22:00 Blocks 13​ and 1

 

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​Stage 2 Load Shedding – 10th September 2022 (Saturday)

​Time
​Blocks To Be Affected
​05:00 – 06:30
​Blocks 1 and 5
​06:00 – 08:30
​Blocks 2 and 6
​08:00 – 10:30
​Blocks 3 and 7
​10:00 – 12:30 Blocks 4 and 8​
12:00 – 14:30 Blocks 5 and 9​
​14:00 – 16:30 Blocks 6 and 10​
​16:00 – 18:30 Blocks 7 and 11
​18:00 – 20​:30 ​Blocks 8 and 12
​​20:00 – 22:00 Blocks 9​ and 13​

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