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Confused about load-shedding? Here’s what you need to know

It’s confusing, we know. It’s been a three-week-long rollercoaster, with Eskom taking us from Stage 2 load-shedding to Stage 4 and back again. Here...

Load shedding stage 4 to hit from midday

Eskom says it will implement stage 4 load shedding starting at 12:00 on Wednesday until 05:00 on Friday. The Citizen reports, stage 2 load shedding...

Eskom to implement Stage 2 load shedding from today

Just one day after releasing its State of the System report, Eskom said it would implement Stage 2 load shedding, starting today. Stage 2 load...

A solution to load-shedding

As load-shedding can result in profit loss for many businesses, Christiaan Hattingh, MD for AWPower, has shared a wide range of affordable backup solutions...

FS suspects arrested for selling illegal prepaid electricity

Ten more suspects between the age of 34 and 54 were arrested in Bethlehem and Senekal on Saturday, 21 August. The suspects were allegedly...

AfriForum sê raad stryd aan oor elektrisiteit

Die burgerregteorganisasie, AfriForum, het op Vrydag 4 Junie 2021 ’n prokureursbrief aan Eskom en die Tokologo Plaaslike Munisipaliteit gestuur oor die implementering van beurtkrag...

Load shedding: Eskom to implement stage 2 from 10am today

Eskom confirmed that stage 2 load shedding will be implemented from 10am to 10pm on Thursday, 9 June 2021, “due to delays in returning...

Eskom will try not to ruin your weekend with load shedding

Eskom says it does not anticipate having to implement load shedding this weekend. The utility’s spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha on Friday told The Citizen this was because the...

Eskom warns of possible load shedding

Eskom could be forced to implement Stage 1 or 2 load shedding between 5pm and 10pm on Tuesday evening, the power utility warned consumers...

Eskom suspends load shedding until Tuesday evening

Eskom has suspended load shedding until 5pm on Tuesday. In a statement, the power utility said seven generating units had returned to service which helped...

Eskom’s doing its best to avoid winter load shedding – De...

Eskom cannot give any guarantees about electricity blackouts this winter. The Citizen reports, Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter on Friday could not could say how...

SA municipalities to come under scrutiny

The state of municipalities in the country will this week once again come under scrutiny. OFM News reports this, as the Cooperative Governance and Traditional...

Court freezes R1.4bn of former Eskom execs, suppliers’ assets

A restraint order on assets amounting to R1.4 billion belonging to former Eskom executives and Tubular Construction Projects contractors was executed in various provinces...

Heat your home safely this winter

As the temperature starts dropping, Miranda Moahlodi, Eskom’s senior manager for health and safety, encourages South Africans to warm their homes safely. “Eskom comes across...

Suspected vandalism leaves FS towns ‘in the dark’

Suspected vandalism of an Eskom structure on the Rouville-Zastron 66 kV line outside Rouxville in the Free State led to an interruption of supply...

Eskom warns against electrical shocks during severe storms

South African electricity public utility, Eskom, has warned the public of higher risk of coming into contact with electricity during heavy rains and has...

Gariep and Van der Kloof dams overflowing

The recent rains have helped the Gariep and Van der Kloof dams by the Orange River, with overflowing banks captured. Pictures have been shared on...

Eskom suspends load shedding as demand drops

Eskom announced on Friday that it will suspend load shedding as demand declined ahead of the weekend. This after the power utility had implemented stage...