Eskom Announces Latest Load-shedding Schedule

Eskom has released its load-shedding schedule for Sunday 30th April to Wednesday 3rd May. Stage 3 load-shedding was observed throughout Sunday evening but was reduced to Stage 1 on Monday morning. Load-shedding schedules will then fluctuate between Stage 2, 3, and 4 until Wednesday 3rd May. Eskom will provide further guidance regarding the load-shedding schedules […]

How bad Load Shedding could get this winter

South Africa’s electricity crisis has been gradually worsening over the past 15 years, and Eskom’s power generation capacity is now at its lowest in decades. The situation is so dire that energy experts predict South Africans may face stage eight load shedding this winter. As a journalist, I am worried about the impact of Eskom’s […]

Western Cape Government Takes Lead in Energy Resilience with Solar PV Project at Bellville Health Park

Premier Alan Winde has just announced over R16 million in savings through energy resilience interventions at the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) Karl Bremer Hospital precinct. The Premier visited the Bellville Health Park, where a R17 million solar photovoltaic (PV) installation project was recently completed in March 2023. This project, which saw 1,400 solar panels installed […]

President Ramaphosa Promises New Power Generation to End Load Shedding

During the Freedom Day celebrations, President Cyril Ramaphosa promised that his administration’s new power generation will enable the country to get out of load shedding. Businesses and households across the country have been affected by the energy crisis, and the government is making significant efforts to address it. Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa recently announced that […]