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Find your load shedding schedule

Feb 15 2019 11:59

Find your load shedding schedule for Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Polokwane.


      Eskom must provide reliable power for SA's economy to grow - Radebe

      Feb 20 2019 10:01

      South Africa needs to instill confidence in Eskom's ability to provide reliable power so that President Cyril Ramaphosa's efforts to entice investment is not undermined, says Energy Minister Jeff Radebe.


      Find your load shedding schedule

      Jan 24 2019 23:33

      Find links to the websites of major municipalities for information about when and where rotational power cuts will take place.


      Brian Dames: Why I stepped down from the Eskom task team

      Feb 18 2019 15:44

      Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames said he stepped down from the president's team of advisors on the power utility when a perceived conflict of interest arose and he wanted to maintain a high standard of ethics.


      No favouritism in our renewable energy project bids - Patrice Motsepe

      Feb 18 2019 11:40

      None of the renewable energy projects linked to African Rainbow Energy & Power were received directly from government, its founder and chair Patrice Motsepe said on Monday morning amid allegations of favouritism.


      Guardians for Eskom’s power stations as load shedding fears continue

      Feb 17 2019 14:52

      Police and intelligence officers will be deployed to Eskom’s power stations to prevent sabotage as the government implements a plan to end outages and help the utility recover, reports the Sunday Times.


      Gordhan expects full assessment on Eskom's troubles within 2 weeks

      Feb 17 2019 17:02

      While Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is hoping to get a report back from the team tasked with assessing the problems at Eskom within two weeks, an analyst says bringing in external help shows the risk of outsiders coming into the power utility's "challenging" culture.


      SA likely lost R1bn per load shedding stage per day - analyst

      Feb 16 2019 12:07

      Based on previous losses, it is likely that the loss to SA's GDP due to Eskom load shedding since last Sunday has been about R1bn per load shedding stage per day, says an analyst.



      When SA cuts off power, cable thieves move in

      Feb 15 2019 13:02

      While most South Africans spent the past week griping about rolling power cuts, the outages proved a blessing for cable thieves, who are able to work during the blackouts without fear of electrocution.


      Unbundling Eskom will cost us, but not restructuring would be worse

      Feb 18 2019 06:34

      Unbundling Eskom will cost the state coffers another bailout, but without a restructure the power utility could drag down the country's credit rating which will have dire consequences for the economy and jobs, analysts warn.

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