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Electricity reductions in Welkom, Ficksburg

Eskom will implement load reduction during the morning peak hours in parts of Welkom and Ficksburg tomorrow. According to Free State spokesperson, Stefanie Jansen...

Stage 2 loadshedding throughout the weekend

Eskom will implement Stage 2 loadshedding between 08:00 and 22:00 on Saturday and Sunday. This is necessary to replenish the emergency generation reserves, which were...

Eskom urges the public to reduce electricity usage

In a statement last night, Eskom has requested the public to reduce electricity usage as the power generation system is severely constrained. The full statement...

Protect your appliances during load shedding: Here’s how

South Africa’s number one enemy, namely load shedding, has returned. With load shedding comes possible damages to electrical appliances which can cost you a...

Possibility of load shedding increases as Eskom removes 5 generating units

Eskom has stated that five of its generating units have been taken of the grid which means that the power system is severely constrained...

Qwaqwa residents protest demanding water, electricity

Another incident of public unrest has broken out in Maluti-A-Phofung in Qwaqwa with some of the irate residents reportedly barricading roads with stones and...

Maluti-a-Phofung municipality finally elects mayor

The struggling municipality of Maluti-a-Phofung finally has a mayor. This, after the council sitting was eventually successfully held with the purpose of electing the mayor,...

Stage 4 load shedding to continue throughout Wednesday

Eskom said on Wednesday it would press on with rotating blackouts, suppressing 2,000 MW of demand at a given time until 9 am, before...

#SkoolKrisis: Nóg skole kan nie vir krag betaal

Nóg skole in die Vrystaat is in ‘n kragkrisis gedompel weens munisipale skuld, aangesien die Vrystaatse Departement van Onderwys nog nie subsidies aan skole...

#SchoolCrisis: Electricity disconnected

A Primary School in Rocklands, Free State, has been without electricity for almost a month now. This, after OFM News received the service disconnection notice...

9 tips to help you be energy efficient this winter

Cutting down on the amount of electricity used per month does not mean turning your home into a freezer. Consider implementing the following helpful...

Taking on Izinyoka single-handedly

One man from Caleb Motshabi in Mangaung is hell-bent on making a difference in his community by reducing the number of illegal electric connections...

Municipality cuts illegal electricity connections

The Sol Plaatje Municipality in the Northern Cape warns community members against illegal electricity connections. The Municipal spokesperson, Sello Matsie, says illegal electricity connections in...

Eskom urges municipalities to pay and avoid electricity interruptions

Eskom has announced that it has welcomed Public Enterprises Minister, Lynne Brown’s, request to give owing municipalities until the end of January to pay...

Three more municipalities avoid electricity supply interruption

Eskom has suspended planned supply interruptions to three more municipalities after reaching payment agreements with Dihlabeng and Masilonyana municipalities in the Free State Province...

PROMOTION: 5 Dangers of unsafe electricity use

Some of the biggest contributors to electricity-related incidents include contact with low-hanging electrical cables and fallen power lines, cable theft, overloading plugs and substandard...

Please Note: Interruption of power supply

Residents of Botshabelo Please take note that the electricity supply to your premises will be interrupted from 07H30 until 15H30 on 10 July 2016. 1. The...