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No load shedding planned for Sunday

Eskom has released a statement saying that will not be implementing load shedding on Sunday, although the system remains constrained and vulnerable. “The power system...

Slimkoppe in wiskunde beloon deur Eskom

Wiskunde-uitblinkers uit skole regoor die Vrystaat is mildelik beloon vir hul prestasies aan die einde van ‘n provinsiale kompetitisie wat deur die Eskom-ontwikkelingstigting geborg...

Load shedding is back due to ‘shortage of capacity’, Eskom confirms

Eskom’s official Twitter account has alerted the public that load shedding has returned. Stage 2 load shedding will be implemented from 9am to 11pm on...

FS municipalities in spotlight amid Eskom report

A number of Free State municipalities will today once again come in the spotlight over their escalating Eskom debt. This, as Parliament’s Standing Committee on...

FS municipality penalises electricity defaulters

The Maluti A Phofung municipality in the Free State - which owes power utility Eskom R2 billion in electricity supply debt - said it...

Bloem Water and MMM in court next week

Local water entity Bloem Water will present its case against Mangaung Metro Municipality (MMM) in court next week. This comes after Bloem Water was...

Little hope for Maluti-A-Phofung despite successful by-election

The DA in the cash strapped Maluti A-Phofung Municipality says there is little hope that service delivery will improve at the over-indebted municipality following...

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...