Power supply on the up as Eskom fixes Mozambique line

The power utility sent out a statement yesterday explaining that imports from Mozambique’s Cahora Bassa have increased to 850MW since the restoration of the line.

Eskom is optimistic its performance will improve as one of the two electric supply lines affected by cyclone Idai in Mozambique has been fixed.

Power supply on the up as Eskom fixes Mozambique line
Power supply on the up as Eskom fixes Mozambique line

Power supply on the up as Eskom fixes Mozambique line

The power utility sent out a statement yesterday explaining that imports from Mozambique’s Cahora Bassa have increased to 850MW since the restoration of the line.

No load shedding anticipated this week – Eskom

No load shedding anticipated this week – Eskom

Load shedding will only be implemented when absolutely necessary.
‘Treasonous’ load shedding is an excuse to sell Eskom to WMC – BLF

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The party wants two controversial former top Eskom executives – Brian Molefe and Matshela Koko – to be reinstated.
Eskom stops load shedding

Eskom stops load shedding

No load shedding will take place on Sunday.
How to keep your home safe during load shedding

How to keep your home safe during load shedding

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar dishes out some safety tips for when Eskom turns out the lights.
It’s back to Stage 2 load shedding throughout Saturday after brief stint of Stage 1

It’s back to Stage 2 load shedding throughout Saturday after brief stint of Stage 1

South Africa’s longest run of planned power outages in over a decade continues.
Blackouts see more smash and grabs in Joburg CBD

Blackouts see more smash and grabs in Joburg CBD

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said residents should be more vigilant, especially when driving during load shedding in congested areas.
Eskom to shift from Stage 2 to Stage 1 load shedding from 11pm on Friday

Eskom to shift from Stage 2 to Stage 1 load shedding from 11pm on Friday

Eskom appealed to customers to switch off geysers during the day as well as all non-essential lighting and electricity appliances.
Maimane demands more transparency from Ramaphosa on Eskom

Maimane demands more transparency from Ramaphosa on Eskom

‘The time for manufactured ‘shock’ and simple apologies from the president is over,’ he says.
Makana Municipality assures residents they won’t be load shed for 14 hours a day

Makana Municipality assures residents they won’t be load shed for 14 hours a day

Senior officials are expected to meet with Eskom in the coming week to review their current payment plan. 
Eskom implements Stages 1 and 2 load shedding on Friday

Eskom implements Stages 1 and 2 load shedding on Friday

Eskom’s teams were working round-the-clock to return generation units to the system, said the statement.
Eskom gives SA more Stage 4 for Human Rights Day

Eskom gives SA more Stage 4 for Human Rights Day

Eskom announced on Wednesday night that there would be another day of Stage 4 load shedding for most of Thursday, despite it being a public holiday.
Small business hit hardest by Eskom crisis, warns Uasa

Small business hit hardest by Eskom crisis, warns Uasa

Micro and medium-sized enterprises can’t afford generators and may have to shut up shop.
Load shedding disrupts Nelson Mandela Bay water supply

Load shedding disrupts Nelson Mandela Bay water supply

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality on Wednesday urged residents to use water sparingly as load shedding was affecting water pumps.
Allandale substation catches fire, adds to load-shedding woes

Allandale substation catches fire, adds to load-shedding woes

Within an hour or two, the flames were extinguished on Wednesday.
People Against Load Shedding (Pals) lays charges against Gordhan

People Against Load Shedding (Pals) lays charges against Gordhan

A newly formed lobby group does not buy the minister of public enterprise’s reputation as ‘Mr Clean’.
Eskom is lying, they’ve already implemented stage 5, says energy expert

Eskom is lying, they’ve already implemented stage 5, says energy expert

Ted Blom accuses the struggling utility of having ‘lost control of the system’.
Stage 4 load shedding to continue throughout Wednesday – Eskom

Stage 4 load shedding to continue throughout Wednesday – Eskom

Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday it was going to be a ‘huge struggle’ to overcome the crisis.
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Brace for stages five and six load shedding if much-needed diesel does not arrive in the country this week.
Stage 4 load shedding continues on Wednesday

Stage 4 load shedding continues on Wednesday

‘This is due to a shortage of capacity,’ said Eskom via an e-mailed statement.
Calm down, we’re not heading into Stage 5 or 6, Eskom says

Calm down, we’re not heading into Stage 5 or 6, Eskom says

The power utility claims Minister Gordhan’s explanation today about even worse load shedding stages has been misunderstood.
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‘Money was not spent on maintenance, the question has to be what was that money spent on,’ says Jabu Mabuza.
JMPD deploys more officers as load shedding downs traffic lights

JMPD deploys more officers as load shedding downs traffic lights

A JMPD spokesperson urges motorists to treat intersections with traffic lights out and no JMPD officers present as four-way stops.

 

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