Articles containing the tag ‘electricity
    By Mvusi Ngubane On Thursday, December 5th, 2019

    5 Quick Ways to Save Money this Festive Season

    If only having a merry Christmas came cheap… With December coming into full swing, it is easy to find yourself spending money in ways you have not anticipated. Gifts, family gatherings, parties and so muc... Read more »
    By Cindy Trillo On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

    The Latest Technologies Aimed At Revamping Highways and Roads, Thereby Improving Road Safety

    14,000 people die annually in South Africa due to road accidents according to data from Road Traffic Management Corporation. According to the Automobile Association of South Africa, the trend is worsening despi... Read more »
    By Steve Conway On Monday, March 25th, 2019

    Starting Your Own Engineering Business

    Engineers often begin their career working for someone else in a large company which is a great way to learn the ropes of this challenging and varied industry. However, it’s an engineer’s nature to be creat... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

    Load Shedding A Necessary Measure To Protect The Power System: Eskom Says

    Eskom announced on Monday evening that it had implemented stage 1 load shedding after managing to keep the country’s lights on for five weeks. It is said that the power system was stable for most of the day t... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

    Danny Jordaan Has not Been Billed for Electricity for Seven Years

    In shocking news, it has emerged that the recently appointed Mayor of the border town of Nelson Mandela Bay, Danny Jordaan, has not been billed for electricity for the past seven years. This follows a report th... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

    David Makhura’s SOPA: Big Plans but no Financial Commitment

    The premier of Gauteng, Mr David Makhura presented a State of the Province Address (SOPA) on Monday in which he promised to create tens of thousands of jobs in the provincial economy but conveniently did not me... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, February 14th, 2015

    More Blackouts Expected this Weekend: Eskom

    The South African power utility, Eskom, has advised members of the public that they need to be prepared for rolling black-outs during this weekend, particularly on Saturday as they implement what they termed st... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

    Power cuts Looming as Nuclear Plant Falters

    It seems that it never rains but pours for Africa’s most advanced economy. The South African power utility (Eskom) specifically has faced countless problems in fulfilling its mandate of providing electric... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

    Eskom to Increase Electricity Prices as Load Shedding Continues

    Consumers of electricity are to brace themselves for more tariff increases in the next few years and they must also know that the evil that is load shedding will stay with them for a long time to come, at least... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 28th, 2014

    No Water For The Next Two Weeks in Gauteng

    The water shortages that have been experienced in Gauteng are set to continue, at least for the next two weeks, according to Rand Water. Addressing members of the media fraternity, the speaker representing Rand... Read more »