More loadshedding on the way. Everything has broken at Eskom: from the management team, all the way down to the actual generating units. Stage 2 starts at 8am this morning. Thankfully: Most City customers will be shed at Stage 1 as the City is protecting customers from one stage of load-shedding. Stage 2 will apply […]
If the massive cold front hitting Cape Town this morning was the starter, and the ongoing virus pandemic was the main course, might I be able to offer you a side salad of loadshedding with your meal, sir? Side salad because it doesn’t require a microwave or oven, because yes, Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha was […]
Thursday: I went to the gym this morning. Yes, the hard work goes on. And it was harder work than usual this morning because there was no electricity at the gym. Not directly because of loadshedding, but because of a substation fault, caused by the overnight loadshedding (according to the frustrated electrician I spoke to). […]
The country’s gone to shit, there’s literally not enough power to keep the lights lit, but we’re still hanging on by a thread… Here are the loadshedding schedules for CAPE TOWN including stages 6, 7 and 8…ahead of the great darkness that lies beyond. 6000cozaCapeTownStages6-8 Good luck and stay safe out there, people.
Good afternoon from Cape Town. I’m sitting here writing a blog post to take my mind off the fact that I will be missing at least the first half hour of Sheffield United’s match at Norwich City because there’s loadshedding (“rolling blackouts”) and we’re being loadshod right now. There are no electricitys. How am I […]