Tag Archives: Cuts

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule cuts power sector CO2 emissions to lowest level since 1980s

May 26, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, In June 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. EIA’s newly released analysis of the proposed rule shows power sector CO2 emissions falling to about 1,500 […]

South Africa: Nation Faces More Widespread Power Cuts

Johannesburg – With the increase in electricity demand, load shedding remains a reality for the near future for South Africa, says power utility Eskom. Speaking to the media on Thursday, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona said the country had just about exhausted the electricity reserve margin and any slight pressure might trigger power cuts. Matona spent […]

Zimbabwe: Brace for More Power Cuts, Says Zesa

ZIMBABWE will experience more power outages in the next three weeks due to low energy supplies and maintenance work being carried out at Kariba South power station, the power utility said on Thursday. Maintenance works at Kariba South’s generator number five has resulted in power supply being reduced by 125MW, the energy company said. Zimbabwe […]

Ethiopia: Electric Services Installs Transformers to Reduce Power Cuts

By Kaleyesus Bekele In a bid to curb the recurrent power cuts, the Ethiopian Electric Services has installed 248 transformers in Addis Ababa and the regional states. The new transformers are believed to augment the existing old transformers which can hardly cope with the ever- increasing power load. In an exclusive interview with The Reporter, […]

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