Load Shedding App Review – All You Need To Know

Load Shedding App

Load Shedding App Review – All You Need To Know

Load Shedding App

The app monitors the current Eskom load shedding status and notifies you if the power is scheduled to go off in your area. The Load Shedding App is mostly used in South Africa. The app was developed by Abisoft and was last updated on the 16th day of June, 2018.

It has gathered over 100 thousand installations as at the time of this publication.


According to the developers of this Load Shedding App ;

“This app currently includes schedules for ALL Eskom supplied areas (nationwide) and municipality supplied areas for Abaqulusi, Bela Bela, Broadlands Estate, Buffalo City, City of Cape Town, Drakenstein, Ekurhuleni, eMalahleni (Witbank), Emfuleni, Emnambithi (Ladysmith), eThekwini (Durban), Gamagara, Govan Mbeki, Johannesburg (City Power), Kanyamazane, Khara Hais, Kuruman, KwaDukuza (Stanger), Lephalale, Lesedi, Mangaung, Makana, Makhado, Mbombela, Midstream Estate, Midvaal, Mkhondo, Modimolle, Mogalakwena, Mogale City, Moqhaka, Msukaligwa (Ermelo), Msunduzi (Pietermaritzburg), Nelson Mandela Bay, Polokwane, Randfontein, Richard’s Bay, Rustenburg, Sol Plaatje (Kimberley), Steve Tshwete (Middelburg), Tlokwe, Tshwane, uMhlathuze and Umjindi (Barberton). New areas are added frequently, based on user requests. To request your area to be added, please send an email to [email protected]

Key features:

• Real-time Eskom load shedding status monitoring.
• Power grid status monitoring.
• Early warning of scheduled load shedding in your areas.
• Multiple areas can be configured.
• *NEW* Configure quiet times for each area.
• View load shedding schedules for your areas for the following month.
• Very low data usage.
• Configurable alerts.
• Configurable status update frequency.”

On what is new following the recent update of this Load Shedding App , the developers revealed;

  • Updated schedules for Nelson Mandela Bay
  • Updated Eskom suburbs
  • Added quiet times
  • Updated schedules for Tshwane
  • Fixed crash on invalid data for power grid status
  • Updated schedules for Mogale City, Msunduzi and Randfontein
  • Added option to show all stages
  • Updated schedules for Tzaneen
  • Updated Eskom suburbs
  • Updated suburbs for Joburg City Power (again)
  • Reverted to old schedules for uMhlathuze
  • Updated suburbs for Joburg City Power and Tlokwe

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