Showing posts with tag "energy"

Eskom extends stage 4 load shedding – here is the new schedule

Unlawful industrial action at various Eskom power stations has impacted planned maintenance and repairs, and at some stations, the full complement of workers has not reported for duty. As a result,...

June 26, 2022
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energy

Eskom warns of stage 5 load shedding or higher due to strike action

A combination of unit breakdowns, lack of diesel reserves and labour action means Eskom has no option but to move to stage 4 load shedding over the weekend, says chief operating officer Jan Oberholzer

June 24, 2022
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energy

Load shedding has led to a spike in insurance claims for this one item

Following the disruptive Covid-19 lockdowns of the past two years, global supply chains have struggled to normalise, leading to a spike in the price of almost all goods, says Soul Abraham, chief ex...

June 24, 2022
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energy

Eskom moves to stage 4 load shedding – here is the new schedule

Due to the ongoing unprotected labour action, Eskom says it has been compelled to take precautionary actions to conserve emergency generation reserves.

June 24, 2022
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energy

Eskom warns of load shedding at higher stages amid protest action at its power stations

Power utility Eskom says it has experienced protests at nine of its power stations and other operating facilities over the past 24 hours, by some of its employees who have embarked on unprotected s...

June 24, 2022
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energy

Eskom workers protest over wages

Tensions are rising at Eskom, with the struggling South African electricity supplier confirming protests at a number of power plants following a breakdown in wage negotiations.

June 23, 2022
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energy

Eskom gives load shedding outlook for South Africa – warns of stage 3 or higher

Eskom has warned of a move to stage 3 load shedding or higher should it continue to see further breakdowns in its coal fleets.

June 22, 2022
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energy

Call to reduce speed limits in South Africa to help bring down petrol costs

South Africa’s fuel price structure is under the microscope as prices continue to sky-rocket beyond the affordability of many consumers already under financial pressure.

June 22, 2022
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energy

Eskom extends stage 2 load shedding – here is the new schedule

Eskom has announced extended load shedding following breakdowns at a number of its power units.

June 22, 2022
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energy

South Africa’s $8.5 billion climate pact could draw new partners

Alok Sharma, the president of the COP26 climate talks, said other nations and philanthropic organizations want to join the $8.5 billion climate finance deal offered to South Africa by the UK, US, G...

June 22, 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 introduced this evening.

June 20, 2022
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energy

Large-scale gas power has no role in South Africa: study

South Africa’s plan to build large-scale, gas-fired power plants as it transitions away from coal has become outdated with renewable technologies becoming cheaper and pressure mounting to curb its ...

June 20, 2022
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energy