ARTICLES RELATING TO ESKOM

Eskom goes into 23rd load shedding-free day

2015-08-31 07:50

Eskom is entering its 23rd day without load shedding, after the official opening of unit 6 of the Medupi power station by President Jacob Zuma.

Load shedding hits SA food production

2015-07-29 17:00

The biggest problem for primary food production in SA is the uncertainty around the load shedding schedule, warns an energy expert.

Eskom wants to be able to expropriate land

2015-07-29 12:16

Eskom’s general manager of property, Mmamoloko Seabe, said that Eskom was struggling to access servitude on property.

Loadshedding struck, now my topload has stopped spinning -forever

2015-07-22 14:28

Oh, the woes of doing laundry, especially during load shedding.

My mother's birthday turned into a load shedding disaster

2015-07-20 14:58

This woman wanted to give her mother the best birthday dinner ever, but load shedding dampened those plans, and her mood.

Load shedding was the surprise at my husband's surprise birthday party

2015-07-16 10:27

Unscheduled load shedding turns a 'worst load shedding experience' into a candle light birthday surprise.

I caught my boyfriend cheating during load shedding

2015-07-15 14:48

Load shedding brought light to more than just a candle for this woman.

Eskom may need to borrow more - report

2015-06-29 09:28

Cash-strapped Eskom will have to tap debt markets if it fails to get the tariff hike it is seeking, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has reportedly said.

Eskom offers deal to Soweto residents

2015-06-07 18:12

Eskom is offering an interesting deal to residents of Soweto who owe the power utility billions of rands: agree to install a prepaid meter and use power sparingly and we’ll renegotiate your bill – otherwise we will cut you off.

No load shedding expected over Easter weekend - reports

2015-04-03 20:59

Eskom says there is no suspected load shedding scheduled for the Easter weekend, reports say.

 

Floating power stations can tide SA over during electricity crisis

2015-08-02 20:38

Despite a serious push from powership and barge operators to use floating power stations as a stopgap for SA’s power crisis, they have been told to get in line with others offering to help the country overcome its energy crisis.

TOTAL BLACKOUT: Do the local authorities have a plan if Eskom collapses?

2015-07-29 12:27

THERE is a more than 50% chance that the country’s energy grid will suffer a total collapse soon, energy analyst Ted Blom recently told a National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) panel at a public hearing in Johannesburg.

Sewage risk from possible blackout

2015-07-29 11:33

NO water after 12 hours and a cascade of sewage bursting from drains all over the city.

A dad lit a candle for his daughter to do homework during load shedding

2015-07-22 14:23

We can't all afford to stop what we're doing to wait for the lights to switch back on. Here are two accounts of a plan B during load shedding.

I got dumped because of load shedding

2015-07-20 12:34

Communication proves key when lack of it-thanks to load shedding- cost this woman her relationship.

My husband's haircut mishap and other load shedding stories

2015-07-15 16:25

From an uncalled for song of happy birthday to playing cards by candle light, load shedding brings moments of mishap to some.

Praise for Nersa's decision to reject Eskom tariff increase

2015-06-29 16:07

Union Solidarity, the City of Cape Town and the DA have all lauded regulator Nersa for standing firm and showing independence in the face of Eskom’s demands.

Mass protest in city

2015-06-22 14:34

FED-UP residents will have an ­opportunity tomorrow to express their outrage over Eskom’s proposed huge electricity hike.

Amandla! I finally pay for electricity

2015-05-17 15:00

If you have never paid for electricity, it is perfectly predictable to be enraged when you wake up one morning to find a prepaid electricity meter in your house.

But I TOLD you so!

2015-03-26 12:22

You know that feeling when you can see something's about to go pear-shaped, but no one seems to care? Lili Radloff gets that a lot.

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