ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRICITY

No load shedding planned for rest of day - Eskom

40 minutes ago

Eskom says there is no planned load shedding for the rest of the day, but the company repeated its call for restrained electricity use.

Eskom to begin stage 1 load shedding at 5pm

2015-04-23 14:59

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00 on Thursday.

No day-time load shedding, possibility for evening high

2015-04-23 07:02

Eskom has warned that the possibility of evening load shedding is high, depending on the performance of its power plant.

Global 'megatrends' impacting power production: PwC

2015-04-22 17:33

A number of global "megatrends" are impacting upon power production now and in the future, according to a PwC report.

Molefe: Eskom home loan book could raise R7bn

2015-04-22 13:30

Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has given the first hint of which non-core assets the finance minister had in mind to be sold to raise funds for the power utility.

Molefe: Eskom is not bankrupt

2015-04-22 12:44

Despite an estimated funding gap of R200bn to 2018, Eskom says it is not bankrupt and that it will cooperate with rating agencies to avoid downgrades.

Very high chance of evening load shedding

2015-04-22 06:30

Chances of load shedding are medium for the morning and very high for the evening, dependent on the performance of the power plant, says Eskom.

Medium to very high chance of load shedding

2015-04-21 05:47

Chances of load shedding is medium for the morning and very high for the evening and dependent on the performance of the power plant, says Eskom.

Eskom adds stage 4 to load shedding schedule

2015-04-17 12:33

South Africans could soon experience their first-ever stage 4 load shedding, after Eskom confirmed that the stage allocation would be altered.

Why some people never get load shed

2015-04-16 21:33

A city councillor has shed light on this heavy load for burdened consumers who often have power outages longer than the schedule indicates.

 

Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding

2015-04-23 18:14

Eskom announced that it would implement stage two load shedding at 18:00 on Thursday evening.

Molefe says any Eskom bonus in line with policy

2015-04-23 08:55

Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe would have to sign a permanent contract with Eskom to qualify for any future bonuses, which he says will follow company policies.

Irritation with Eskom justified - Molefe

2015-04-22 21:15

South Africans are justified in being irritated by the load shedding carried out by Eskom, says acting Chief Executive Brian Molefe.

Molefe: Pre-paid could save Eskom's bacon

2015-04-22 15:26

Going the route of pre-paid power for both corporates and households in South Africa could do wonders for Eskom's balance sheet, says acting CEO Brian Molefe

Molefe: Eskom needs 3000MW by end of 2015

2015-04-22 12:48

Eskom acting chief executive Brian Molefe has told MPs the embattled supplier needs to find 3 000 MW by the end of the year.

Don't beat up Eskom, says Brian Molefe

2015-04-22 10:41

South Africans should not "beat up" Eskom for load shedding as it is producing power for 90% of the time, acting chief executive Brian Molefe has told MPs.

No load shedding for first half of the day

2015-04-21 09:03

Eskom has announced that there will be no load shedding for the first half of the day as the power grid is stable at present.

Power cuts after fire breaks out at Joburg substation

2015-04-20 14:48

A fire broke out at the Roosevelt substation in Johannesburg, causing power interruptions in some northern suburbs, City Power says.

Eskom resumes load shedding at 6am

2015-04-17 05:14

Eskom will resume power cuts for the sixth day in a row when it starts implementing stage 1 load shedding from 06:00 on Friday morning.

South Africans learn to laugh at load shedding

2015-04-16 20:23

Facing a long, cold winter of power cuts, many South Africans are choosing to cope with their frustrations by seeing the lighter side of life in the dark.

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