The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
Showers late. Partly cloudy. Mild.
The situation has been complicated by the fact that there was oil leaking from the substation itself.
One of the reasons cited for Nersa's refusal of Eskom's proposed 25% tariff hike was the unclear timeline for the completion of Kusile and Medupi. Watch.
We all know how bad it is to have no power. Now imagine having no power or water and a weeks worth of washing to do.
There may be a lesson in the aborted load shedding, as Eskom's spokesperson praised consumers for heeding the call to reduce their electricity consumption.
City Power is working on new technologies to mitigate the effects of power cuts, including installing smart meters, which would enable efficient management.
Caracas and other Venezuela cities were plunged into darkness as a power cut hit just as the president was speaking on TV and radio, days from local elections.
The power utility’s renewed commitment to the cost-plus coal investment model has improved the prospects for the likes of Seriti Resources, which hopes to supply Eskom, and Anglo American.
Although the National Energy Regulator has rejected Eskom's proposed 25% price hike, the door is still open for talks on price increases. Watch.
The energy shortage is an opportunity to grow revenue, take advantage of new income generation avenues, diversify an existing business or even start a new one, says Karl Kumbier.
The DA says it is concerned with a lack of clarity about the current state of the country's power supply.
Egypt's minister of electricity and renewable energy says the government will not be able to prevent power cuts this summer.
Clem Sunter feels SA is not a bad place to see out the global economic "Hard Times" if it looks like engulfing the world.
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