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Stage 4 Eskom blackouts again – how it works <p>Questions: <br>1. When does Eskom update the City on load-shedding or changes?<br>2. What happens after load-shedding is announced by Eskom? <br>3. How does the City actually implement load-shedding? <br>                                      <br>Listen here: <a href="https://soundcloud.com/ct-media/kadri-nassiep_loadshedding_08112021">https://soundcloud.com/ct-media/kadri-nassiep_loadshedding_08112021</a></p><p>Please note: Blackouts typically cause power faults and increased service requests. <br>The City thanks customers for their understanding.</p><p>Keep devices charged.</p><ul><li>Treat traffic lights that are out due to load-shedding as four-way stops. First to stop may proceed if it is safe to do so</li><li>Service requests</li></ul><p>Let us know if your power stays off for longer than the load-shedding schedule. <br>Service requests typically increase during load-shedding.  <br> <br>City’s service channels (please only use one channel and don't log the same request multiple times):<br>SMS: 31220 (standard charges apply)<br>Email: <a href="mailto:power@capetown.gov.za">power@capetown.gov.za</a><br>Online: <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/servicerequests">www.capetown.gov.za/servicerequests</a><br> <br>Be energy wise</p><ul><li>Turn the geyser temperature down to 60°C. <br>For more tips: <a href="https://savingelectricity.org.za/">https://savingelectricity.org.za/</a><br> <br> <br>End</li></ul>2021-11-07T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#c939220c-f64a-463e-82d5-22b9981ccb0e;L0|#0c939220c-f64a-463e-82d5-22b9981ccb0e|Eskom;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#8d25a44c-752c-4a86-bc47-c45a7cc51a26;L0|#08d25a44c-752c-4a86-bc47-c45a7cc51a26|Load shedding10

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