Showing posts with category "energy"

Water warning for one of South Africa’s biggest cities

The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation directorate has advised residents to be more cautious about their water usage as the current rainfall is noticeably lower than the previous hydrological...

August 3, 2022
tags
energy

Eskom to move to stage 4 load shedding – here’s the new schedule

Power utility Eskom says that load shedding will increase to stage 4 on Thursday (4 August) between 16:00-24:00, due to the continued shortage of generation capacity.

August 3, 2022
tags
energy

Eskom announces stage 2 load shedding – here’s the new schedule

Power utility Eskom has announced that stage 2 load shedding will be implemented today, following further losses in generation capacity.

August 3, 2022
tags
energy

The link between the petrol price and property in South Africa

Motorists filling up with petrol on Wednesday (3 August) will have seen a welcome reduction on their bill, following record highs in preceding months.

August 3, 2022
tags
energy

Alternative to Ramaphosa’s energy plan – including tax rebates

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has published its Energy and Electricity Policy outlining how it thinks the energy crisis should be managed.

August 3, 2022
tags
energy

Sasol restarts refinery after outage – ramps up production

Sasol, South Africa’s biggest fuel producer, restarted the Natref refinery it owns with TotalEnergies SE after delayed oil deliveries last month resulted in a shutdown.

August 2, 2022
tags
energy

Eskom warns load shedding could return at short notice today

Power utility Eskom has warned that it might have to implement load shedding at short notice following a loss in generating capacity and a slow return of generating units to operation.

August 2, 2022
tags
energy

New plans for Eskom’s ‘unsustainable’ debt in South Africa

Finance minister Enoch Gondongwana has alluded at the government taking on a portion of Eskom’s R400 billion debt.

August 2, 2022
tags
energy

Mantashe on Eskom 2.0 and power ships for South Africa

Anything that is not forbidden is allowed, says the minister of mineral resources and energy Gwede Mantashe – on power ships and a state-owned power utility.

August 1, 2022
tags
energy

Eskom meets with 70 private institutions over electricity crisis

Power utility Eskom met with the chief executives and top leadership from 70 private institutions on Friday (29 July) to discuss possible solutions to the energy crisis.

July 31, 2022
tags
energy

Expect a massive electricity price hike to fund Ramaphosa’s energy plan: report

South African power utility Eskom says it needs to hike tariffs to fund president Cyril Ramaphosa’s new energy plan.

July 31, 2022
tags
energy

Here is the official petrol price for August

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published the official fuel adjustments for August 2022, with motorists finally getting some relief from hikes.

July 30, 2022
tags
energy