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The City of Tshwane has updated its load shedding schedule. Images: Pixabay.

Tshwane: Here’s the updated load shedding schedule for Thursday

Eskom is only implementing load shedding in the afternoon. If you live in Tshwane, find your updated schedule below.

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The City of Tshwane has updated its load shedding schedule. Images: Pixabay.

Eskom has suspended load shedding during the day and is only implementing Stage 3 from 16:00 – 00:00.


The City of Tshwane has updated its load shedding schedule for Thursday, 15 June 2023.

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Stage 3

16h00-18h30 Group 4,8,12
18h00-20h30 Group 5,9,13
20h00-22h30 Group 6,10,14
22h00-00h30 Group 7,11,15

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Here are some tips to mitigate against risks caused by rolling blackouts:

  • Make use of surge protection: Electric surges are one of the biggest causes of damage to equipment during a power outage. Installing a surge protection device can help minimise some damage in unforeseen situations. Have a surge protection device fitted to your electrical distribution board or, alternatively, at the power outlet to the electronic device.
  • Ensure that your alarm system is working and the backup battery is fully functional to provide power to the system in the event of load shedding.
  • Spare torch or headlamp: Keep a torch in your car in case you arrive home at night during a power outage. Most smartphones have built-in torch or torch apps, which come in handy during unexpected power outages.
  • Charge your cellphone, laptop, and tablet: Ensure your cellphone, laptop, and tablet devices are fully charged ahead of scheduled blackouts. Be sure to charge them again as soon as possible after the power returns. It’s also a good idea to have an emergency phone charger (like a power bank) close by. This comes in handy during extended power outages. 
  • Gas for cooking and lighting: Get a small LP gas bottle and lamp. It gives good quality lighting for a large area and can also be used for cooking and boiling water. It’s a good idea to keep hot water in a thermal flask so that you can make hot drinks.

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