Lighter Load Shedding Schedule for the Weekend

Eskom brings good news for the weekend with a lighter load shedding schedule. Here’s what you need to know: Accessing Load Shedding Schedules We are pleased to inform you that accessing load shedding schedules tailored to your specific area is now simplified, thanks to How to Access the Schedule: If you’re uncertain about your […]

Load Shedding Pause in eThekwini

Surprise Break for Durban Residents Durban’s eThekwini Municipality has announced a temporary halt to load shedding, bringing unexpected relief to its residents. Here’s the quick lowdown: Stay tuned for further updates on this developing story.

Eskom’s Journey to Less Load Shedding

In a recent update that has many South Africans cautiously optimistic, the nation has seen a significant reduction in load shedding hours, thanks to proactive interventions at Eskom power stations. Minister of Electricity Kgosientsho Ramokgopa shared insights into the strides made in the battle against power outages, indicating a promising, albeit challenging, road ahead. Key […]

Eskom Escalates to Stage 4 Load Shedding Amid Unit Failures

Urgent Update Eskom has ramped up load shedding to stage 4 as of the early hours of Thursday (22 February), attributing the escalation to significant unit breakdowns. Critical Breakdowns: Eskom’s Commitment: In light of these developments, Eskom stresses the importance of public awareness and preparedness for the heightened load shedding stage. Accessing Load Shedding Schedules […]

Finance Minister Highlights Challenges and Reforms in Budget Speech

Economic Roadblocks in the Spotlight During the Budget Speech at Cape Town City Hall on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana underscored the strides in structural reforms amidst persistent hurdles like load shedding and freight rail inefficiencies. Key Takeaways: Energy Sector Insights: Logistics and Rail Reforms: Finance Minister Godongwana’s speech illuminated the government’s […]

Eskom’s Struggle with Declining Performance Metrics

Eskom Faces Critical Performance Hurdles In a concerning trend for South Africa’s electricity supply, Eskom’s Energy Availability Factor (EAF) has dipped to a new low of 50.84% in February, indicating a performance setback and a missed target set for March 2024. Key Points: Analysis and Implications: Maintenance vs. Availability: Government’s Strategy: Continued Concerns: Despite Eskom’s […]

Eskom Scales Back to Stage 2 Load Shedding

A Brighter Outlook for Power Supply Eskom has announced a welcome shift in its load management strategy, moving to stage 2 load shedding from 10:00 AM on Friday (16 February), thanks to the restoration of additional generating units and the bolstering of emergency reserves. This adjustment marks a significant easing from the stage 6 outages […]

Eskom Downgrades to Continuous Stage 3 Load Shedding

Eskom has declared a consistent stage 3 load shedding schedule indefinitely, following efforts to boost its emergency reserves. Key Points: Current Power Status: Eskom’s Assurance: In this latest turn of events, Eskom’s decision to maintain stage 3 load shedding highlights a strategic approach to managing limited power resources amidst ongoing challenges. Accessing Load Shedding Schedules […]