Three Western Cape pupils have been recognised for their incredible resilience in almost unspeakable circumstances.
Showers late. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
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.
Energy expert Ted Blom says Eskom has four quick wins that can save South Africa from further load shedding.
Eskom has begun a search for a new Group CEO to replace Phakamani Hadebe, who quit his job in May.
Spoiler: it sank, writes Marelise van der Merwe.
At one stage non-registered systems were believed to make up 70% of the solar panels in the City of Cape Town, before the call to register rooftop PV was launched.
On Sunday, for the first time, Kusile Unit 3 produced power, according to an internal memo to Eskom staff.
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.
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A number of problems have hit Eskom's plants.
The sale could settle Eskom's debt - and solve some other problems too.
There is no more time for ideological debates when it comes to reforms for the power utility, those close to the process say.
Some 1,200 solar PV panel systems have already been registered.
Despite a previous statement by Eskom that a class action against it over load shedding has little basis, the law firm arranging the suit believes that there is a viable case and has been approached by over 400 organisations who want to make a claim against the power utility.
Eskom has warned the electricity system is tight this week and is encouraging consumers to use less.
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