Load shedding exemption not technically feasible, says energy expert

Questions have been raised about the feasibility of exempting schools, clinics, hospitals, and police stations from load shedding. On Friday, the Pretoria High Court issued an order effectively exempting these public facilities from load shedding, with the government being ordered to provide alternate energy supplies like generators where exemption isn’t possible. This[…]

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MJC requests Minister of Electricity to grant Muslims reprieve from loadshedding on Eid

By Daanyaal Matthews The Muslim Judicial Council has requested that the South African Government grant Muslims reprieve from loadshedding on the day of Eid. This request follows rising criticism across the nation in response to Eskom’s tendency to alleviate loadshedding entirely on certain public holidays that correspond with Christian religious[…]

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Eskom implements stage 6 load shedding indefinitely

Residents and businesses have been warned to brace themselves for more power cuts as Eskom implements stage 6 load shedding indefinitely. The stage six power cuts are expected to take effect from 4 pm on Saturday. The country saw a slight reprieve on Saturday when stage 5 load shedding was[…]

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Rolling blackouts suspended until 4PM

Eskom has suspended rolling blackouts from 5am until 4pm on Sunday afternoon. The power utility says this is due to a low demand from customers. Eskom says they will provide an update this afternoon on which level of load shedding will return or if the suspension remains. On Saturday Eskom[…]

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