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Eskom implements Stage 1 rotational loadshedding
Saturday, 01 December 2018: Stage 1 rotational loadshedding will be implemented from 09:00 and is likely to continue until 22:00. Customers are reminded to treat all electrical points as live during loadshedding.
Stage 1 calls for 1000MW to be rotationally loadshed nationally at a given period. Loadshedding is conducted rotationally as a measure of last resort to protect the power system from a total collapse or blackout.
We continue to appeal to residents and businesses to use electricity sparingly during this period. Please switch off geysers as well as all non-essential lighting and electricity appliances to assist in reducing demand. 
For Eskom customers, these schedules are available on the Eskom website ( customers can also contact our customer contact centre at 0860 037 566.