Showing posts with tag "energy"

South Africa’s industrial gas users say Sasol price hike poses risk

South Africa’s economy will face a price hike by Sasol Ltd for gas supply that will add about R325 million ($20 million) a month to the cost, according to an association of users of the fuel.

August 11, 2022
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energy

This South African grocer is betting big on solar to cut down Eskom bills

Food Lover’s Market says that it will expand its solar investments and implement energy-saving technologies at its distribution centres and certain stores to alleviate its reliance on Eskom-supplie...

August 10, 2022
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energy

Eskom warns of stage 2 load shedding at short notice on Wednesday

Power utility Eskom has warned that it might have to implement load shedding at short notice on Wednesday (10 August), due to losses in generating capacity.

August 10, 2022
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energy

Eskom wants to introduce a new ‘time-of-use’ tariff for residential customers

Power utility Eskom has submitted its proposed 2023 Tariff Restructuring Plan to energy regulator Nersa, showing how the group wants to make sweeping changes to its price structures.

August 10, 2022
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energy

Eskom proposes complete tariff overhaul – including a massive change for prepaid users

Power utility Eskom has submitted its proposed 2023 Tariff Restructuring Plan to energy regulator Nersa, showing how the group wants to make sweeping changes to its price structures.

August 9, 2022
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energy

Pushback against BEE hiring requirements amid Eskom skills crisis

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has pushed back against the rigid enforcement of BBBEE hiring practices at Eskom.

August 8, 2022
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energy

Good news for food and petrol prices in South Africa

Households in South Africa could be in for some respite in the coming months as petrol and food prices are set to cool off, according to the Bureau for Economic Research (BER).

August 8, 2022
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energy

Blow to South Africa power supply

Karpowership, the Turkish company seeking to supply more than 1,200 megawatts of power to South Africa, said its appeal to overturn an environmental ruling against its plans has failed in another b...

August 7, 2022
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energy

Eskom suspends load shedding

Eskom says that it will suspend stage 2 load shedding from Sunday afternoon due to much-improved generation capacity and the lower weekend demand, as well as a full recovery in emergency generation...

August 7, 2022
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energy

Eskom announces stage 2 load shedding this weekend – here is the schedule

Power utility Eskom says that stage 2 load shedding will be implemented this weekend due to the continued shortage of generation capacity.

August 6, 2022
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energy

Food price shocker – South Africa’s middle class at risk of shrinking

Global food prices declined the most since 2008 after concerns over supplies of grains and vegetable oils eased as Ukraine moved toward restarting exports, Bloomberg reports.

August 10, 2022
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energy

Oil heading for punishing loss

Oil headed for a punishing weekly loss on increasing evidence that a global economic slowdown is spurring demand destruction, with prices collapsing to the lowest level in six months as key time sp...

August 11, 2022
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energy