Mon, 20 May, 2019

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Zimbabwe power crisis

Zimbabwe Power Crisis Set To Continue Until Zesa Clears Debts

Zimbabwe’s power crisis looks set to continue as the state power company Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) said it had to clear...
Amplats production fell 6% during the first quarter as a result of the power cuts by Eskom.

Amplats Production Hit By Eskom Power Cuts

South African miner Anglo American Platinum Ltd’s - Amplats - first-quarter production fell 6%, hit by problems at power supplier Eskom, operational...
South African Reserve Bank building

Reserve Bank: Electricity Blackouts Could Cut GDP Growth With 1.1%

South Africa’s economic growth will shrink by at least 1.1 percentage points in 2019 and there will be up to 125,000 job...
A candle with a light bulb representing load shedding; implemented by Eskom

Eskom Warns For High Probability Stage 1 Load Shedding

Eskom said on Thursday there was a high risk of stage 1 rotational load shedding from 5 pm to 10 pm due...
Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan

New Plan To Limit Load Shedding

South Africa has been warned of possible load shedding during the upcoming winter season.On Wednesday, Public Enterprise...
Eskom is confident with Winter plan.

Eskom Optimistic About Winter Plan

Eskom remains optimistic that it will be able to stick to its winter plan to prevent severe blackouts.If demand outstrips...
Load shedding

SA Law Firm Plans Class Action Against Eskom Over Load Shedding

The national load shedding crisis will shortly come under legal scrutiny, if a local law firm has its way.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

SA To Know More About State Of Electricity Supply Tomorrow

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and chairman of the Eskom board Jabu Mabuza is expected to brief the media on the state...
Mark Kingon

Load Shedding, Increase In Sars Refunds Impacted Revenue Collection – Kingon

JOHANNESBURG - Outgoing acting Sars commissioner Mark Kingon says South Africans cannot ignore the effects load shedding has had on businesses.He announced Sars collected...
CSIR Energy Experts

Take Control Of Your Household Electricity Usage And Save Money –...

South Africans have been urged to become more energy efficient, change their behaviour and make use of complementary energy sources, as South...

Mbete Denies DA Request To Reconvene Parly To Address Eskom Power...

CAPE TOWN - A request by the Democratic Alliance (DA) for Parliament to reconvene to try and address the power crisis has been denied.

Eskom Busy With ‘Deep Maintenance’ Of Aging Infrastructure

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says that it is now busy with what it calls deep maintenance of its aging infrastructure, which has contributed significantly to...
eskom load shedding

Lights Out, Signal Down: How Load Shedding Affects Cellphone Networks

JOHANNESBURG – Load shedding has been taking its toll on business operations throughout the country. This also includes cell phone signals being affected.Johan Engelbrecht,...

Eskom System Improving As Moz Power Lines Restored, Diesel Reserves Replenished

JOHANNESBURG - Damaged power lines in Mozambique have been restored resulting in 900 megawatts becoming available to be used by Eskom.

Eskom Not Expecting To Implement Load Shedding This Week

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom is optimistic about energy supply this week, saying that the outlook looks favourable, with plants performing better than last week.

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