ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRICITY

Here are the areas that could be hit by loadshedding on August 1

2018-07-31 16:28

Eskom has warned that there is a high risk of loadshedding on Wednesday due to labour action.

Free State municipalities avert Eskom power cuts with payment deals

2018-07-17 21:57

Eskom said it will not cut power at three Free State municipalities which have new payment agreements with the power utility.

Eskom to cut power to two Free State municipalities from Wednesday over non-payment

2018-07-16 17:02

Eskom says the power supply interruptions to two Free State municipalities were caused by a failure to uphold their payment agreements.

6 great heating appliances that will be easy on your electricity bill

2018-07-16 08:18

Winter is still here. These 6 energy-efficient appliances promise to keep users warm for less money that you might think.

Dark, cold weekend for Pretoria East residents after substation goes up in flames

2018-07-12 22:03

The City of Tshwane is expecting to have power restored only on Sunday after the 132KV Wapadrand substation caught flames earlier this week.

2 events that signify real change in the City of Joburg

2018-07-05 08:56

The kind of change achieved in stories like Slovo Park and the Insourcing Program, is why he changed direction in his life, writes Herman Mashaba.

Eskom secures R1.35bn loan for renewable energy

2018-06-29 11:50

Eskom has locked down a R1.35bn loan from the German Development Bank to support the integration of renewable energy projects into the national grid.

UPDATE: No load shedding for Sunday says Eskom

2018-06-24 11:22

Eskom has thanked customers for using electricity sparingly as it avoided rotational load shedding on Sunday.

Plan for further load shedding, warns Eskom

2018-06-18 21:29

While consumers were spared load shedding on Monday, the power utility has cautioned South Africans to remain on the alert for further power cuts.

UPDATE: Saturday night load shedding ends

2018-06-16 17:04

Eskom announced at 21:20 that electricity had been restored in all areas after a third consecutive day of load shedding.

 

Eskom's R20bn irregular spending does investor sentiment no favours, experts say

2018-07-23 19:19

Eskom's irregular spending of almost R20bn feeds directly into negative investor sentiment and indirectly into its need for government guarantees, says an economist.

City of Tshwane restores 90% of power to Pretoria East after substation fire

2018-07-17 12:11

The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality says it has restored power to about 90% of affected areas in Pretoria East after the Wapadrand substation fire.

Electricity restored in some parts of Pretoria East after substation fire

2018-07-16 14:36

Electricity has been restored to at least 60% of consumers in some parts of Pretoria East, following a fire at a substation, says the City of Tshwane.

Eskom recovers stolen infrastructure worth R5m, 1 person arrested

2018-07-13 19:34

Eskom says it has recovered more than R5m worth of stolen infrastructure, including cables, at a site in Muldersdrift, west of Johannesburg.

Power station fire may lead to power outages in Tshwane

2018-07-10 15:46

Pretoria residents may experience power outages after flames engulfed the Wapadrand substation, the City of Tshwane says.

Electricity theft causes power cuts - Eskom

2018-07-03 20:05

Embattled power utility Eskom has warned consumers about infrastructure and electricity theft, which it says causes power outages.

Duncan Village residents in the dark after illegal electricity connections trips new transformer

2018-06-29 08:45

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality has installed a new supply transformer but residents were left without electricity a week later, after it was switched off.

Eskom on load shedding: We're not out of the woods

2018-06-24 06:26

Eskom used diesel worth R102m for three days earlier this month during the industrial action by thousands of its employees to avoid a total blackout, says spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

City Power issues alert of load shedding in Joburg suburbs

2018-06-17 13:58

Eskom stage one load shedding on Sunday will affect a number of Johannesburg suburbs, according to City Power.

What is load shedding anyway? Energy analyst weighs in

2018-06-16 09:00

Energy analyst Chris Yelland says that Eskom’s “selective definition” of load shedding allowed the utility to get away with claiming that it had not implemented load shedding in years.

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