Eskom is urgently appealing to the public to assist them to keep the lights on by turning off unnecessary electrical appliances.
The theft of 10 transformers in the Diepsloot community has put pressure on Eskom’s ability to provide power to the impoverished community.
While there was initially uncertainty over what a nationwide lockdown would mean for the power grid, the coronavirus outbreak has led to a drop in electricity demand as a number of businesses have not been operating, as per the current restrictions
Eskom say that the lockdown has been an unexpected blessing as they perform much-needed maintenance on generation plants.
South Africa’s load shedding free days are set to come to an end this weekend as Eskom lose generating capacity overnight.
The good news is that Eskom does not expect to implement load shedding on 1 March. Let’s hope it lasts until the Sunday roast is out of the oven…
The announcement at SONA that independent power producers will form part of the national power grid and that municipalities will be allowed to buy energy from them has given many hope.
The Johannesburg power supplier fails to deliver on its promise to keep Eskom’s load shedding at bay.
The power utility changed the load shedding scale because their Medupi power plant failed last night.
“One of the greatest challenges to our economy is Eskom”.
Gauteng residents experienced power outages across parts of the province since Sunday, 23 December.
Load shedding is looming over us, but it might just get worse, an expert says.
Eskom says its generation system performance is below desired levels, thus raising the risk of load shedding for the remainder of 2018.
Here we go. The lights are going out across South Africa on Sunday, as Eskom treat us all to an impromptu schedule of load shedding.
Get your candles ready South Africa – Eskom load shedding will disrupt electricity tonight between the hours of 17:00 and 22:00.
The blackouts hit the economy hard, and it may have all been engineered by Eskom
Eskom chairperson Ben Ngubane has warned that the utility might soon have to start cutting power, unless Treasury approves pending coal purchase agreements.
No more loadshedding and more than 10% growth in revenue… almost seems to good to be true, but Eskom is on the up thanks to CEO Brian Molefe and his team.
Nope, Eskom’s two largest and most important power stations won’t be online as their completion deadlines were quietly moved a year in advance, yet again.
Eskom’s inability to supply South Africa with the needed electricity has left the country in economic limbo, but major businesses and even state entities have started looking elsewhere for their energy needs.
Not just a kief name, EskomSePush comes at a time when South Africa needs it most.
Terrified workers, top management fighting about who needs to go and political interference has brought all decision-making processes at Eskom to a standstill.