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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...

Eskom the big loser as super-sneaky coal thieves rake in dirty...

It’s costing Eskom and coal companies billions of rands a year. It’s highly organised and a major concern to police. You might wonder who would...

Load shedding ‘not likely’ on Friday – Eskom

“Due to further improvement in generation performance and the notable strides made in replenishing water and diesel reserves, Eskom is not likely to implement...

Medupi is drowning in damaging ash as contractor forced to withdraw

The five power generation units at Eskom’s troubled new Medupi Power Station that have been operational are drowning in ash after Clyde Bergemann Africa...

UPDATE: Load shedding moves to Stage 4 from 1pm until 10pm...

Eskom has announced that the rotational load shedding it first notified South Africans of yesterday, and which they said this morning would take place...

Return of stage 2 load-shedding costs SA economy R2bn a day

The impact of Eskom’s latest stage 2 load shedding of 2,000MW is set to cost South Africa’s productive economy R2 billion in 13 hours...

Eskom’s new power stations already falling apart, with repairs estimated at...

Eskom general manager for group technical Titus Mathe disclosed to Moneyweb on Friday that the cost to fix “design defects” at Eskom’s new Medupi...

All Eskom wants for Christmas is a R100bn government bailout

The struggling power utility wants the state to absorb its debt in a move that would likely be good for them but bad for...

Stage 2 load shedding likely to continue until Friday, says Eskom

The power utility has warned that the lights will again start going off from 9am until 10pm today. Stage 2 load shedding will be in...

Eskom to resume Stage 2 load shedding from 9am

The power utility has warned that the situation for the rest of this week continues to look bleak. After Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe warned in...