load shedding

Eskom does not expect load shedding on Sunday

Eskom says it does not expect to implement load shedding on Sunday. The power utility says its technicians have successfully returned Koeberg Unit 1 to service after a planned outage, which has added an additional 900 megawatts to the system. Eskom says its teams will continue to work around the[…]

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Load-shedding is back: Eskom implements stage 2 power cuts

A “conveyor belt failure” has thrust SA back into the load-shedding darkness. At around 8.45pm on Saturday, power utility Eskom announced that stage 2 rotational power cuts would be implemented from 10pm that night until 8am on Sunday. It was the first time in more than three weeks that load-shedding[…]

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Fire at Majuba power station extinguished

A fire at Eskom’s Majuba power station has been extinguished. There were no injuries reported. READ: Police investigating suspected sabotage at Eskom The power utility said in a statement that coal delivery to the power station has been impacted. The cause of the fire remains unknown. Eskom says the facility has[…]

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Khama confident Ramaphosa will solve Eskom power crisis

Botswana’s former President Ian Khama says he’s doesn’t doubt President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to solving the country’s power crisis. Eskom also supplies electricity to South Africa’s neighbours. The cash-strapped power utility has resorted to load shedding as it battles to meet demand for electricity. On Monday, Eskom implemented Stage 6[…]

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Eskom announces stage 2 load-shedding for Friday

Eskom has announced stage two load-shedding for Friday, starting at 9am. The embattled power utility says the load-shedding will last until at least 6am on Saturday. WATCH: Eskom: Pay up or face dark Christmas Eskom terminated its stage 2 rotational load-shedding at 5am Friday morning, 6 hours after the initial planned outage time.[…]

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