Articles containing the tag ‘load shedding
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 10th, 2021

    Ramaphosa Approves Amendment of Electricity Regulation Act to Address Load Shedding

    In an unprecedented move, the president of the republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa made a statement on Thursday in which he addressed a number of issues that have been bedeviling the power utility, Eskom.... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 16th, 2021

    Stage 2 Load Shedding Implemented as Eskom Loses Generating Power

    The South African power utility, Eskom announced on Sunday that it would be implementing stage 2 load shedding with immediate effect from Sunday. This was announced in a power alert issued by the state-owned en... 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 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 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 »