Articles containing the tag ‘load shedding
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 Friday, June 12th, 2015

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe Calls Strikers Traitors

The acting Chief Executive Officer for the Eskom, Mr Brian Molefe, has described the workers that are on strike at the Medupi plant as traitors who are bent on destabilizing the country at a time when the compa... 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 Friday, February 13th, 2015

SONA 2015: Zuma Reveals Plan to Help Eskom

In an attempt to allay fears of an impending crisis in the area of energy, South African President, Jacob Zuma revealed to his ‘Fellow South Africans’ that his government had its finger on things an... 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 Robert Wiggill On Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Load Shedding to Make a Comeback – Eskom

State electricity provider, Eskom, has issued a statement declaring an electricity state of emergency countrywide. In a statement by Eskom on Facebook earlier today, the service provider claimed that the power ... Read more »