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Business powerless as Eskom flips the switch (again)

Eskom announced yesterday morning that the power grid is once again under strain and started Stage 1 loadshedding at 11am. This was ramped up to Stage 2 at 3pm and continued...

No load shedding if there’s no fault in system

While the power system remains constrained there should be no load-shedding if there are no faults in the system, power utility Eskom said. “The power system remains constrained this week...

SA’s long-term nuclear plan no solution to country’s short-term energy needs

South Africa’s national power grid will once again come under tremendous pressure this month as businesses and schools reopen after the holiday season, and will see electricity demands increase significantly. This follows...

Eskom withdraws participation from WEF

Eskom has withdrawn its participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2015 event in Davos, Switzerland. “Chief Executive of Eskom, Tshediso Matona, and the rest of the executive team were...

“Eskom, get your house in order.”

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called on Eskom to get its house in order, saying its problems are hurting the economy. Nene said he was “extremely concerned” about the situation...


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...