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Eskom seeks to shed the blackout shadow

Eskom’s CEO, Brian Molefe seemed relaxed and confident at the quarterly “State of the System Briefing” at parliament yesterday as he assured the nation that Eskom is back in control of...

Eskom’s good news just got better

The synchronisation of Unit 3 at the Ingula pumped storage scheme on 6 March 2016 means that load shedding is likely to be consigned to a footnote in South Africa’s economic...

How we use electricity

While Eskom published better than expected financial results for the year ended March 2015, it’s power delivery remains under strain. Load shedding is set to continue for the next 18...

How Cape Town prevent Stage 1 load shedding

If circumstances allow, Cape Town and Johannesburg are both able to spare their citizens from stage 1 load shedding. The City of Cape Town and City Power in Johannesburg announced...

NERSA says no

Eskom’s application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has been turned down, despite the utility’s claim that it is facing a funding gap of up to R200bn by...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...