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Meter reading scam

ESKOM in the Free State have received complaints from customers who have been scammed by people pretending to be ESKOM contractors who are responsible...

Residents without electricity for three weeks

Residents of Phokeng in Thabong, Welkom, yesterday took to the local offices of Eskom to express their anger of being without electricity for almost...

Two FS municipal by-elections in full swing

The by-elections in the Moqhaka and Matjhabeng Local Municipalities in the Free State are in full swing. This after ward 20 in Moqhaka and ward...

Looming Eskom strike could result in more load shedding

In spite of the news that Eskom suffered a R20.7 billion loss in the last financial year, Eskom senior managers are hauling the power utility...

Eskom intensifies safety drive

  August marks Eskom’s annual national Electricity Safety Month.  During this period Eskom intensifies the spreading of electricity safety messages across the country, actively engaging...

Moody’s sounds warning bells for SA after Eskom bailout

Moody’s Credit Ratings Agency yesterday sounded the warning bells for South Africa following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s multibillion-rand bailout for Eskom in a research...

Eskom urges corporates who conducted business with them illegally to come...

Power utility Eskom has urged companies who conducted business with Eskom illegally to come forward so that they can start the process of recovering...

FS residents urged to pay for municipal services – Cogta

The Free State Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) appeals to residents to settle their electricity and water bills. Spokesperson Zolile Lobe says...

Welkom power supply restored; Odendaalsrus still affected

Eskom reports that at 09:30 this morning power supply was restored to all parts of Welkom that were affected after theft at Eskom’s Welkom...

UPDATE: Restoration of Eskom supply to Bothaville

Eskom reports that the restoration of their supply in Bothaville is underway and is estimated to be completed by 17:00. Eskom lost supply to Bothaville...

Eskom loses supply to Bothaville

Eskom has lost supply to Bothaville in the Free State at 01:30 this morning. Tests are being conducted on the transformer to determine the cause...

How I have lived Eskom-free for 10 years

Regular power interruptions started at least 10 years ago when problems at Eskom first surfaced. Since then, the situation has become worse every time a...

Bloemfontein’s load shedding schedule

Eskom Stage 4 rotational load shedding has implemented Stage 4 rotational load shedding since Sunday with about 4000MW of electricity to be shed across...

How dire Eskom’s coal power situation really is

We now know that the dramatic and chaotic escalation of load shedding on Saturday – from Stage 2 to Stage 3 and then Stage...

Stage 2 load shedding to continue until Sunday

Eskom announced on Friday that it would implement stage 2 load shedding until Sunday, though the risk for load shedding would remain high until...

Stage 2 load shedding to kick in again from 8am

South Africa’s state owned electricity utility Eskom said on Friday it would implement Stage 2 rotational power cuts or load shedding from 8am to 11pm...

High risk of rotational load shedding on Monday – Eskom

Eskom announced there was a high risk of rotational load shedding on Monday because of a shortage of capacity due to the loss of...

Increased risk of Stage 1 rotational loadshedding from 2pm to 10pm...

Eskom regrets that there is an increased risk of Stage 1 rotational loadshedding from 2pm until 10pm today as a result of a shortage...