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City of Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

City of Cape Town to raise feed-in tariff for selling power back to the grid  

By: News24Wire      29th March 2023 The City of Cape Town will raise the feed-in tariff for households and businesses selling power back to its grid by 10.15%, Mayor Geordin... 

Electricity pylons

Stage 4 loadshedding returns on Thursday

By: News24Wire      29th March 2023 For the first time in more than two weeks, South Africa will be hit by Stage 4 loadshedding, which is currently planned for Thursday evening. Stage... 

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa

Loadshedding won't be ended 'through an act of God', says electricity minister

By: News24Wire      27th March 2023 Newly appointed Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa visited the Lethabo Power Station in the Free State last week. He said Lethabo had been... 

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Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa

Corruption not at the heart of Eskom's operational troubles, says new electricity minister  

By: News24Wire      23rd March 2023 Engagements with management at five of Eskom's coal-fired power plants so far suggest it is technical and investment issues, and not corruption,... 

Electricity pylons

Loadshedding returns on Wednesday

By: News24Wire      22nd March 2023 Loadshedding will remain suspended until 05:00 on Wednesday morning when Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented, Eskom announced on Tuesday... 

Power lines

Large industrial customers face 19.09% electricity hike on April 1 

By: Terence Creamer     17th March 2023 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has published retail tariff adjustments for 2023/24 that include a 10% increase for poor... 

Exxaro CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.

Coal miner Exxaro to build 68 MW solar power plant in Limpopo 

By: Martin Creamer     16th March 2023 Financial close is expected at the end of this month for construction in the second quarter of this year of a 68 MW solar power plant at a cost of... 

Eskom sign

Eskom’s 18.65% hike has been tabled in Parliament opening way for April implementation 

By: Terence Creamer     16th March 2023 The average tariff increase for various categories of Eskom customers arising from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) recent... 

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy

Eskom granted exemption to operate temporary stacks at Kusile for 13 months  

By: Terence Creamer     15th March 2023 Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom exemption that will enable it to operate temporary stacks at the... 

African National Congress supporter

Outages fuel voter antipathy to South Africa’s ANC, poll shows

By: Bloomberg     15th March 2023 More than half of South African taxpayers want to vote the governing party out of power in next year’s elections because of rolling blackouts, a... 

Power line

Loadshedding downgraded from Wednesday

By: News24Wire      14th March 2023 Due to some recovery in generation capacity over the past 48 hours, loadshedding will be reduced to Stage 3 from 05:00 on Wednesday until 16:00.... 

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