Load Shedding Schedules
Loadsheeding began across the country on 6 March 2014 , says Andrew Etzinger , Eskom spokesperson .
Eskom on Thursday morning around 06:00 a declared load shedding is inevitable due to the incessant rains over the past week in Mpumalanga and the fact that stored coal got wet .
“At this stage we are only 29 000 MW ‘s of power. It is far too little and Eskom have no choice but to turn to power up . ”
He said the outlook for Thursday and Friday does not look good because more rain is forecast .
All ten Eskom ‘s coal-fired power stations in Mpumalanga by the crisis affected , he said . Eskom ‘s contingency can usually avoid deterioration wet, but due to the incessant rains this time not worked .
Etzinger Eskom Thursday in peak times a deficit of at least 3 000MW on its network have .
For schedules to determine when and where load shedding will be introduced , visits the Eskom website or call 086 566 0037 .
This is the fourth time since November 2013 that the utility of an emergency and promulgating the first time since 2008 that shedding again South Africa ‘s land .
Eskom’s load shedding schedules can be view on this website Eskom load shedding schedules
Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay) Schedule: