Load Shedding Suspension Continues Through the Weekend

A Brighter Outlook Key Update: Tonight’s Peak: Eskom’s proactive measures promise a hassle-free long weekend for South Africans, with a keen eye kept on the power grid for any necessary adjustments. Accessing Load Shedding Schedules We are pleased to inform you that accessing load shedding schedules tailored to your specific area is now simplified, thanks […]

ACC Pledges to End Load Shedding Within 100 Days if Elected

Bold Promises Ahead of May Elections In a recent declaration that has sparked conversations across Cape Town, Masizole Mnqasela, president of the Alliance of Citizens for Change (ACC), vowed to eradicate load shedding within 100 days post-election victory this May. The commitment came as part of the party’s manifesto, Thetha Nathi, which translates to “talk […]

Eskom Reports Strides in Power Station Performance

Turning the Tide on Energy Challenges In a recent update on South Africa’s battle against persistent power shortages, Bheki Nxumalo, Eskom’s Group Executive for Generation, shared optimistic news during the Energy Action Plan media briefing this Monday. Key Highlights: Power Stations on the Mend: Load Shedding Update: Nxumalo’s briefing paints a picture of a utility […]

Eskom Announces Load Shedding Strategy for Upcoming Week

Eskom has set a load shedding schedule that alternates between evening cuts and daytime pauses for the immediate future. Weekly Outline: Goal: The strategy aims to replenish emergency reserves, beginning with stage 2 from Sunday evening to Monday morning. Eskom commits to keeping the public informed on the electricity supply situation. Accessing Load Shedding Schedules […]

Eskom Announces Load Shedding Suspension Ahead of Weekend

Eskom brings good news as it announces a pause in load shedding due to lower demand expected towards the weekend. Key Details: Looking Forward: Power Status: As South Africans enjoy a brief hiatus from load shedding, Eskom remains vigilant, ready to adapt to the country’s evolving energy needs. Accessing Load Shedding Schedules We are pleased […]

Lighting the Path to Vote: IEC’s Measures Against Load Shedding for 2024 Elections

In preparation for the 2024 general elections, the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is taking proactive measures to counter potential load shedding disruptions. With the procurement of torches and temporary lighting, the IEC is determined to ensure a smooth voting process. Strategic Discussions: Election Readiness: Ongoing Concerns: Looking Ahead: As South Africa counts down […]

Eskom Intensifies Load Shedding Amid Ongoing Repairs

Tough Week Ahead for Power Supply Eskom has announced an uptick in load shedding starting Monday as it grapples with equipment failures and essential maintenance efforts. This Week’s Power Plan: Operational Challenges: Recovery Efforts: As South Africans brace for a week of heightened load shedding, Eskom emphasizes its commitment to improving the reliability of its […]

Eskom’s Load Shedding Schedule for the Weekend Announced

Brief Break and Reduced Cuts Ahead Eskom has laid out its load shedding plans for the upcoming weekend, promising some reprieve for South Africans. Weekend Overview: Behind the Plan: Looking Forward: Current Power Status: As the community braces for the scheduled disruptions, Eskom’s weekend plan signals a strategic approach to managing the power crisis while […]

South Africa’s Electricity Sector Set for Major Overhaul with New Legislation

The National Assembly has taken a pivotal step towards reshaping South Africa’s electricity landscape with the recent passing of the Electricity Regulation Amendment (ERA) Bill. Touted by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe as a transformative change, this legislation aims to introduce a competitive electricity market, enhancing efficiency and consumer choice. Key Features of […]