Eskom official blames 'worst industrial action in his 28 years' for load shedding

2018-08-28 14:05

The worst industrial action in 28 years directly contributed to Eskom having to implement load shedding, top executives from the power utility have said.

Eskom load shedding prognosis for the week ahead

2018-08-20 11:54

Eskom did not have to implement rotational load shedding over the past weekend and looks at what the risk is for this week.

NUM says it's prepared to sign Eskom wage pact

2018-08-16 13:38

The National Union of Mineworkers has resolved to sign the power utility's three-year wage agreement provided it doesn’t press ahead with its intention to discipline employees.

Low risk of load shedding over long weekend - Eskom

2018-08-08 17:50

Eskom has not implemented rotational load shedding on Wednesday and says the prognosis remains low for the long weekend.

Risk of load shedding low, but could increase by Tuesday evening - Eskom

2018-08-06 19:23

The risk of load shedding remains low for Tuesday morning, says Eskom, but cautions that the risk will increase later.

'High risk' of load shedding for next 30 days - Eskom

2018-08-03 16:45

There will be a high risk of load shedding until September, Eskom has said, as recovery teams start to get to work fixing damage the power utility says was caused by strikes.

Solidarity accepts Eskom wage offer, will do 'everything in its power' to stabilise grid

2018-08-02 17:45

Solidarity is one of three unions locked in long-running wage negotiations with the power utility, which recently moved to dispute resolution body the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration.

No load shedding for Wednesday evening says Eskom

2018-08-01 20:08

The power utility, which earlier warned of up to four hours of stage 2 load shedding, says load shedding has been avoided for Wednesday.

UPDATE: Stage 1 load shedding ends

2018-07-31 16:58

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said load shedding ended at 20:00 on Tuesday, about two hours earlier than expected.

UPDATE: Stage 1 load shedding risk remains high, Eskom warns

2018-07-31 13:56

The risk of Stage 1 rotational load shedding remains high as a result of the industrial action, but will only be implemented if absolutely necessary, says Eskom.


High risk of load shedding for Wednesday evening - Eskom

2018-08-22 15:21

The power utility says a number of power generating units are down for maintenance, and may not come online in time to meet evening demand.

Low risk of load shedding over the weekend, but be prepared anyway - Eskom

2018-08-17 18:47

Eskom said in a statement on Friday evening that there is a low probability of rotational load shedding for the weekend.

Eskom declares dispute, risk of load shedding remains

2018-08-15 20:41

Eskom has declared a dispute with three trade unions and warned that a risk of load shedding remains for another month.

Low risk of load shedding - Eskom

2018-08-07 19:14

Eskom provides its latest update on the risk of load shedding for Wednesday.

Low probability of load shedding for Saturday

2018-08-04 13:24

There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day on Saturday, but the probability of rotational loadshedding increased towards the evening peak period as demand increased.

Eskom avoids load shedding for Thurs evening

2018-08-02 20:32

'We thank our staff for working tirelessly and all our customers for using electricity sparingly during this period, assisting us to pull through the evening peak,' the power utility said in an evening update.

High risk of load shedding remains as Eskom, unions return to CCMA

2018-08-02 15:10

The risk of rotational load shedding remains high for Thursday evening but will only be implemented if absolutely necessary, says Eskom.

Eskom warns of stage 2 load shedding

2018-08-01 13:14

While the power utility says it is hopeful that deadlocked wage negotiations with unions can be resolved at dispute resolution body the CCMA, it has advised consumers to 'plan on the assumption that load shedding will take place'.

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.

Start planning for load shedding this week says Eskom

2018-07-30 14:53

Following a month without load shedding, Eskom warned that the power grid was again constrained due to "instability at several power stations due to acts of intimidation".

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