Load Shedding
Load Shedding

One of the most pressing challenges facing the South African economy currently is maintaining the structural integrity of its electricity generation network. Due to maintenance backlogs and lack of new generating capacity development, the power system has come under severe strain attempting to match economic and social development needs, resulting in the national parastatal supplier of electricity Eskom implementing load shedding. A number of useful apps have been developed to assist the public by providing regular updates on the latest loadshedding status, views of the forecasted power status and alerts to switch off appliances, amongst others. Useful apps to explore include:

Where to access: various
Built by: various
Platforms: Web
Government Data used: Eskom Load Shedding schedules
Keywords: load shedding, eskom