Showing posts with category "energy"

Ramaphosa appoints former Absa CEO as climate task team boss

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed former Reserve Bank deputy and Absa CEO Daniel Mminele as head of the newly established Presidential Climate Finance Task Team.

February 8, 2022
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energy

Big electricity price hike on the cards for Joburg

Johannesburg’s City Power has warned that Eskom’s planned tariff increase of 20.5% will be passed on directly to municipal payers and residents.

February 8, 2022
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energy

Cannabis firm targets South Africa listing ‘by the third quarter’

Africa’s first cannabis-focused blank-check company is set to list later this year with a view to buying companies in the fledgling industry alongside genetics and wearable health-device companies ...

February 8, 2022
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energy

Eskom gives load shedding update as it prepares for more power cuts

Power utility Eskom says it will introduce stage 2 load shedding on Monday evening to replenish necessary energy reserves. However, not all of its problems can be directly attributed to technical f...

February 7, 2022
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energy

Eskom moves to stage 2 load shedding – here is the schedule

Eskom has announced that Stage 2 load shedding will be reintroduced.

February 7, 2022
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energy

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Health department says calls for the end to lockdown are premature; another messy year of audits for government departments and state companies; Mantashe wants more gas and faster nuclear in SA’s e...

February 7, 2022
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energy

Load shedding downgraded to stage 1 until Monday

Power utility Eskom has announced that load shedding will be downgraded to stage 1 from 21h00 on Friday (4 February) until 05h00 on Monday (7 February).

February 4, 2022
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energy

How to take your home or business off the municipal electricity grid

Common questions about solar power and going off-grid answered.

February 4, 2022
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energy

Eskom could lift load shedding earlier than expected

Power utility Eskom says that its system is in better shape thanks to work done to get units back to operation, while a review of the country’s load shedding status is underway.

February 4, 2022
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energy

South Africa nuclear board ‘not allowed’ to have atomic foes

South African energy minister Gwede Mantashe said he suspended a community representative from the board of the National Nuclear Regulator board because he’s an opponent of atomic power.

February 4, 2022
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energy

Eskom gives load shedding update ahead of the weekend

Power utility Eskom says it is on track to keep load shedding in place until 05h00 on Monday, despite the return of units to the grid.

February 3, 2022
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energy

Cape Town begins plans to move off Eskom’s grid and away from load shedding

The City of Cape Town will publish documents detailing its upcoming procurement of power from independent power producers (IPPs) within the next two weeks, says mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis.

February 2, 2022
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energy