Eskom system remains vulnerable, while chances of load shedding 'are low'

2019-11-17 10:34

A statement from Eskom said while no load shedding was expected for the day, there were constraints and vulnerabilities in the system.

Power supply 'constrained and vulnerable' as unplanned breakdowns increase

2019-11-11 22:52

Eskom says that unplanned breakdowns of generating units have risen to above 11 000 MW.

Power supply 'extremely constrained' but no cuts planned for Saturday - Eskom

2019-11-09 09:05

Unplanned breakdowns are still abouve 10 500 MW, roughly a quarter of SA's total nominal capacity.

High chance of load shedding later on Friday - Eskom

2019-11-08 10:54

This comes after the power utility only terminated stage 2 load shedding at 05:00 on Friday morning.

Eskom warns power system remains 'severely constrained and vulnerable'

2019-11-06 19:26

Eskom has warned on Wednesday evening that the power system continues to remain "severely constrained and vulnerable".

Load shedding hits October business activity - index

2019-11-05 11:59

Business owners surveyed by IHS Markit are doubtful that there will be a turnaround in business conditions as they expect the economy to worsen.

No debt relief for Eskom just yet, says Mboweni

2019-10-30 14:10

The finance minister says relief will only be negotiated once Eskom has shown progress in its turnaround strategy.

OPINION: Time to replace the Eskom board

2019-10-26 10:57

President Cyril Ramaphosa should replace the existing board with credible engineers and community representatives, says NUM media officer Luphert Chilwane.

Eskom says likelihood of load shedding low for remainder of week

2019-10-24 10:24

But it again warned that power rationing could return at short notice.

Load shedding could trip up investment, warns Ramaphosa's advisor ahead of conference

2019-10-22 15:10

In SA power rationing is a "significant investment constraint," says Trudi Makhaya.


Eskom: very low reliability levels of generation plant performance

2019-11-16 10:15

Eskom warns that the power system remains constrained and vulnerable.

Eskom: Loadshedding a last resort to avoid total blackout

2019-11-10 10:02

Eskom cautions South Africans that loadshedding is a last resort to protect the power system from a total collapse or blackout.

Risk of loadshedding remains for Friday evening - Eskom

2019-11-08 18:00

While the power system remains "extremely constrained and vulnerable", Eskom will try not to implement loadshedding on Friday evening and over the weekend.

Eskom starts stage 2 loadshedding

2019-11-07 20:24

Eskom started stage 2 loadshedding on Wednesday evening.

Load shedding alert: Eskom ramps up emergency generation to keep power on

2019-11-06 11:01

Its emergency command centre is seeking to supplement diesel stocks to 'avoid and/or if unavoidable, minimise load shedding'.

SA business activity improves slightly, new survey shows

2019-11-01 11:13

But the Absa Purchasing Manager's Index shows businesses remain concerned about loadshedding and the slowing global economy.

Eskom: Low chance of load shedding after 'significant progress towards full recovery'

2019-10-28 10:45

The cash-strapped utility says it does not expect to have to institute rotational power cuts this week.

Eskom says likelihood of load shedding low for weekend

2019-10-25 09:46

South Africa is set to play Wales at 11:00 SA time on Sunday in the second semi-final of the Rugby World Cup.

Rumours of Eskom debt swap irresponsible – Treasury

2019-10-22 16:01

Such speculation has a 'damaging effect' on the country's future, says Treasury.

Load shedding: How series of failures, design flaws brought Medupi to its knees

2019-10-22 11:59

South Africa was forced to deal with rotational power outages last week following major problems at the massive coal-fired power station.

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