A Major Shift in South Africa’s Load Shedding Landscape

After three weeks of suspended daytime load shedding, South Africa has witnessed a significant influence on its load shedding trendline, contributing to more optimistic long-term trend data. Independent energy analyst, Pieter Jordaan, has shed light on these developments in his recent Power Availability Statistics report for the 25th week of the year. From Blackout Hours […]

Bracing for Power Challenges: Eskom and the Unlikely Scenario of Stage 16 Load-Shedding

Navigating New Regulations There’s been a new development in South Africa’s ongoing energy saga. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has been presented with a set of regulations by the National Rationalised Specifications (NRS) Association of South Africa. These guidelines outline how power utility Eskom could execute load-shedding up to an unprecedented Stage […]

South Africa Braces for Stage 16 Load Shedding as Eskom Struggles to Stabilize Grid

South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, recently confirmed that a new national standards document proposes providing load-shedding schedules up to Stage 16. Eskom says it aims to prevent grid collapse should load-shedding beyond Stage 8 become necessary. However, there are some practical limitations on industrial plants. This news comes amid growing concern over Eskom’s recent peak […]