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Loadshedding: Red tape is holding back more megawatts – Ramaphosa
By: News24Wire 23rd January 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa says red tape has hampered Eskom's maintenance and the supply of additional megawatts from other sources. "When we are... →
Ramaphosa doubles down on Energy Action Plan, but says loadshedding can’t be stopped overnight
By: Terence Creamer 23rd January 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa has indicated that there is no intention of overhauling the Energy Action Plan he unveiled in July last year, even while... →
Eskom to apply for enviro exemption to allow for earlier restart of Kusile units
By: Terence Creamer 22nd January 2023 Eskom will approach the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) for an exemption to allow it to temporarily bypass the flue... →
Another weekend of loadshedding – but Stage 2 expected on Sunday
By: News24Wire 20th January 2023 Loadshedding will be maintained at Stage 4 for Friday and Saturday evenings from 16:00 - 05:00. It will be lowered to Stage 3 from 05:00 - 16:00 on... →
ANC the main reason for SA's energy crisis – Steenhuisen
20th January 2023 Leader of the opposition party John Steenhuisen said emphatically, on Friday, that blame for the country’s current energy crisis should be placed... →
Glimpse into NECOM’s proposed ‘roadmap to end loadshedding’
By: Terence Creamer 20th January 2023 The National Energy Crisis Committee (NECOM), which is overseeing the implementation of the National Energy Plan announced by President Cyril... →
City Power runs out of stock to replace vandalised mini substations
By: News24Wire 20th January 2023 City Power is out of stock needed to replenish 14 mini substations that were vandalised in Johannesburg. The utility has already replaced more... →
Rand set for weekly loss on power crisis
By: Reuters 20th January 2023 The South African rand was on the backfoot on Friday and set for a weekly loss against the dollar, as crippling power cuts continued to heighten... →
'I don't build power stations': Mantashe doubles down on claim he's not to blame for loadshedding
By: News24Wire 19th January 2023 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe is adamant that he is not to blame for continued loadshedding – even though his department... →
Eskom crisis: ANC MPs call on 'every power station manager to come and account'
By: News24Wire 18th January 2023 The African National Congress's caucus in Parliament wants every single Eskom power station manager to account for the breakdowns and poor... →
IFP to march in Durban over loadshedding, wants Nersa's 'ludicrous decision' reversed
By: News24Wire 18th January 2023 The Inkatha Freedom Party will hold a protest in Durban next month against the energy crisis engulfing the country. The party has also announced... →