HOT TOPICS
ARTICLES RELATING TO POWER CUTS

Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter

2017-05-19 15:57

Eskom is promising to keep the lights on this winter, despite severe weather conditions that have already started to grip the country.

Three more municipalities avert power cuts

2017-01-16 11:40

Eskom has suspended planned supply interruptions to three more municipalities after reaching payment agreements with them.

Gordhan to act against municipalities which owe Eskom money

2017-01-11 19:51

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says National Treasury will act against municipalities which have failed to settle their debt to Eskom.

Premier saves towns from Christmas load shedding

2015-12-23 07:11

Eskom has heaped praise on Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle and his provincial government for intervening in a power battle of a different kind.

Power cuts hit Sibanye first quarter output

2015-05-04 17:49

Sibanye Gold says power shortages and a delayed start-up after the festive season has cut its first quarter bullion output by 5%, sending its shares lower.

MAP: Is your municipality in Eskom's cut off plans

2015-04-10 14:53

See the defaulting municipalities that Eskom plans to interrupt bulk electricity supply to because they owe the utility R3.68bn in total arrears debt greater than 30 days.

Israel begins power cuts over Palestine debt

2015-02-24 09:19

Israel's state-owned electric company has briefly cut power to two Palestinian cities to press for payment of what it said was $492m owed.

Load shedding: How SA compares with the rest of the world

2015-02-09 14:24

Frequent load shedding has rippled across South Africa since November, but how bad is it compared with other countries? Fin24 finds out.

Medupi workers given Christmas break

2014-12-14 16:23

Nearly 13 000 workers at Eskom's Medupi power station have headed home for the December holidays while the country underwent rolling blackouts, a report says.

Govt could announce more energy projects

2014-12-13 15:51

A source says the government will announce a series of renewable energy projects that will add more power into the constrained electricity grid.

 

Companies secure Eskom vow to not cut electricity

2017-01-18 10:55

Eight companies with extensive industrial operations have filed an urgent court application to stop Eskom from cutting North West municipality Madibeng's electricity.

Eskom threat of power cuts works as 5 municipalities pay

2017-01-16 06:44

Eskom has suspended power cuts to five municipalities, who together with others, owe Eskom R10.2bn in debt.

Judge to determine urgency of bid to stop Eskom cutting power

2017-01-03 14:06

A high court judge will soon reveal whether AfriForum's bid is urgent after it approached the court to block Eskom from cutting power to eight municipalities this week.

Eskom on track for a summer without load shedding

2015-10-16 07:57

A month into Eskom’s annual summer maintenance programme and there has been no sign of load shedding, but any major power plant breakdown will change that.

Load shedding: 5 tips to protect your PC

2015-04-14 15:07

As Eskom struggles to cope with electricity demand, computer equipment is also at risk of being negatively disrupted.

Power restored after outage hits Amsterdam

2015-03-27 13:00

Power has been restored at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after a major outage hit the Dutch capital and surroundings.

Tech can ‘ease’ load shedding burden

2015-02-16 11:30

Rolling electricity blackouts have become an almost daily occurrence in South Africa, but a technology company says Eskom could manage power cuts better.

Steel output hit by Eskom disruptions

2015-01-13 08:24

As steel output declined in October and November, an engineering body warns Eskom power cuts could wipe out 23% of production in the steel and engineering sector.

No power cuts for Zuma

2014-12-14 11:21

A report says the president's official residence in Pretoria and the Acacia Park parliamentary village are spared from power cuts.

Zuma blames apartheid for power problems

2014-12-12 22:20

South Africa's energy problems are a product of apartheid and the government is not to blame for the current blackouts, says President Jacob Zuma.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.