Botswana Electricity – Load Shedding and Demand Side Management

My Facebook and Twitter feeds have been buzzing with confusion for the last couple of weeks since Botswana Power Corporation announced a new scheme to reduce power usage.

Load-shedding has been a fact of life in Botswana for years now, and recent announcements about a new scheme known as Demand Side Management have led to lots of noise across social media, mainly from people enquiring how to calculate their power consumption so they don’t get cut off.

With this post I hope to clarify some of the confusion and help people be better informed, you might even save money when you review what is using power in your house. Continue reading “Botswana Electricity – Load Shedding and Demand Side Management”