SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
High level clouds. Mild.
Loadshedding was predominantly to blame for South Africa’s 1.4% GDP decline at the end of 2019.
Safety is not affected – but the national grid is.
The utility was served with a compliance notice by South Africa's environment ministry because of its high levels of air pollution in December.
South Africa's announcement that it will open up electricity generation to other players, effectively breaking Eskom's monopoly, has been welcomed by many, especially the mining industry, a key sector in Africa's most industrialised economy.
Eskom continues to battle with unplanned outages. It newest power station can help.
This is not the first time the debt-laden utility has threatened to cut power to non-paying municipalities, as it seeks to recoup funds to improve its precarious financial position.
These days South Africans will be lucky if Medupi is finished by 2021.
There are financing options available for townhouse complexes that want to go solar, and don't have the body corporate cash to pay for hardware up front.
It is likely that load shedding will be implemented for the rest of this week. Experts have warned that South Africa will struggle with electricity provision for many more years given a myriad of problems at the utility, including shoddy maintenance.
Amanda Black has dropped her much-anticipated album, POWER and we're loving it!
In 2016, a drone crashed into the Koeberg Power Station site.
'If we go the pension route - it must be all of us.'
ACWA Power has been informed by the government that its environmental authorisation to build a 306 megawatt coal-fired power plant in the country has expired, according to lawyers opposing the project.
Dutch electricity prices declined by almost 10% since 2008 while it increased by roughly 300% in South Africa.
Companies would be looking to fork out upwards of R25 million for a 3 megawatt plant – but that's before battery storage.
These wind farms have changed SA's landscape.
The power utility says the system 'continues to be vulnerable and unpredictable'.
27 renewable energy independent power producer projects (REIPPP) are on the verge of completion – with enough power between them to avoid stage 2 load shedding.
Eskom is aiming to have completed the unbundling of its generation, transmission and distribution operations by December 2022.
Labour federation Cosatu is relieved the IRP2019 has been finalised so that government and stakeholders can work on fixing the elephant in the room – Eskom.
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