Buy a solar panel, make money

2018-10-07 15:52

Individuals can essentially become independent power producers by buying a solar panel, which feeds into the national grid.

Greenhouse gases from new coal power stations will add R28bn to emission reduction bill

2018-09-28 11:27

The proposed Thabametsi and Khanyisa coal-fired power stations would add R28bn to South Africa’s costs to fulfill the commitments under the Paris Agreement, says an environmental rights group.

The new coal power station in Limpopo will only be used by the Chinese – here’s why it’s an ‘irrational’ project

2018-09-11 18:35

The Chinese will build a massive new industrial plant near Musina.

North West makes her fashion debut for Fendi along with mom Kim and gran Kris

2018-07-11 16:37

The campaign celebrates the 10th anniversary of Fendi's Peekaboo bag.

Generators are in hot demand as blackout fears grow – here's how to get one

2018-06-14 13:54

Diesel generators are seeing a spike in demand as unions protest in the streets outside Eskom's Johannesburg headquarters Megawatt Park.

Intel claims its new display technology can give laptops 28 hours of battery life

2018-06-06 18:07

Most laptop batteries hang around the 12-hour battery life mark.

Treasury blames weak political leadership, accountability for municipal debt woes

2018-05-16 13:53

Treasury’s Director- General Dondo Mogajane says that the weakness in most municipalities is linked to both political and administrative leadership.

Blinded by whiteness: The domestic worker uniform and why it’s still a symbol of oppression

2018-04-20 15:05

It’s not even just about whether the worker is given the option to wear it or not, it’s about its very existence.

Power and torque: what is it and why does it matter?

2018-04-05 06:00

From linguists to mechanics to motoring journalists, the ability to simplify the concepts of power and torque to simple and understandable English remains one of the most challenging tasks.

Eskom to tighten screws on municipalities

2018-03-27 18:43

Eskom interim CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the utility probably won't need a government bailout in the coming financial year, intending to instead clamp down on municipalities that are in arrears.

 

Nuclear power still viable for SA's energy mix - industry

2018-10-07 08:14

South Africa’s nuclear industry will ask government to bring back the 9.6GW of nuclear energy into the country’s energy mix.

Funding of two new coal IPPs in South Africa may be under threat

2018-09-26 10:41

International and local efforts to restrict funding for the construction of new coal-fired power plants appear to be gaining momentum.

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.

Eskom says Thursday evening load shedding has ended

2018-06-14 18:01

News that load shedding would again be instituted sent South Africans scrambling to find schedules online, with some websites crashing under the strain.

Eskom challenges energy regulator's 5.23% tariff increase

2018-06-12 19:59

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has confirmed Eskom is challenging its decision to grant the power utility a 5.23% tariff increase, through the courts.

Zim gets $1bn Chinese loan for power generation

2018-06-02 12:00

Zimbabwe has concluded a $1.4bn agreement with the Export–Import Bank of China to expand power generation and help alleviate the country's perennial electricity shortages.

Load shedding or not? SA will hear today about state of Eskom's system

2018-05-03 08:59

South Africans will learn if load shedding will be a reality this winter as Eskom Acting CEO Phakamani Hadebe is expected to brief the public on the state of the system from Megawatt Park later this morning.

These are the 5 biggest green energy projects in SA - all wind farms

2018-04-06 12:56

These five wind farms have changed SA's landscape.

IPP deal would be 'financial suicide' lawyer for Numsa tells court

2018-03-27 21:55

A lawyer acting on behalf of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has argued that the signing of a deal by Eskom with 27 independent power producers will be 'financial suicide'.

Botswana exporting power, SA among buyers

2018-03-15 22:00

Botswana is exporting power for the first time in 10 years, with SA and Namibia buying through the Southern African Power Pool’s auction platform.

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