Eskom says it will implement Stage 1 loadshedding between 5pm and 8pm today and tomorrow after rolling blackouts earlier this week that saw it being ramped up to Stage 4 due to breakdowns at power stations. The power utility suspended loadshedding last night after four generation units were returned to[…]
Eskom has sought to clarify the disciplinary process regarding now dismissed Chief Procurement Officers Solly Tshitangano, after a company called Econ Oil rejected reports on News24 that it was irregularly awarded an R8 billion contract by Tshitangano. In a statement, Econ Oil says the article gives the false impression that[…]
Eskom will implement Stage Two load shedding from Wednesday 17:00 until Friday 23:00. In a statement, the power utility says generation capacity is severely constrained and that this period of load shedding will be used to replenish emergency reserves. “Continued poor performance at the Kusile, Duvha and Tutuka powers stations,[…]
Eskom has summarily suspended the managers of the Tutuka and Kendal power stations, saying the country’s load-shedding crisis was being “exacerbated by serious issues of apathetic behaviour” by some top staff. SA was set to endure yet another day of rolling blackouts with stage 3 load-shedding scheduled from 8am until[…]
Eskom to continue implementing Stage 4 load shedding from 8am until 10pm on Thursday. The power utility says the load shedding is due to continuing severe generation supply constraints caused by multiple unit breakdowns as well as additional demand due to the cold weather. Eskom has urged customers to switch[…]
Eskom will resume stage-2 load shedding from 8am on Friday morning to 10pm tonight. On Thursday, the power utility implemented Stage-2 rotational load shedding due to an increase in generation unit breakdowns overnight. The power utility says it has restored four units to the power grid but this is not[…]
Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding nationwide from 08:00 on Thursday, due to “the increase in unit breakdowns”. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the power utility said it would implement rolling blackouts from 08:00, which would continue until 22:00. “The delay of the return to service of two[…]
Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding from 09:00 on Tuesday. Load shedding is likely to continue for the rest of the week, the power utility said in a statement on Tuesday morning. “There have been further delays on some generation units that were expected to return to service today,”[…]
The probability for load shedding is low for the weekend, so says Eskom. The power utility said there is no expectation of the implementation of rotational load shedding this weekend. In a statement issued on Friday, Eskom said some generation units are planned to return to service early next week,[…]
As the power generation system has sufficiently improved with the successful return of a unit and adequate emergency reserves, Eskom does not expect to implement load shedding on Sunday. “However, the generation plant remains unreliable and unpredictable, and the possibility remains that load shedding may be implemented at short notice[…]
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