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South Africa: Eskom to Implement Stage 2 Load Shedding

press release Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 16h00 today, which is likely to continue until 22h00 this evening. This is due to increased electricity demand as a result of the cold front that is currently sweeping through parts of the country as well as a shortage of generation capacity resulting from technical […]

South Africa: Load Shedding to Blame for CEO Confidence Drop

Many CEOs believe the general public are not getting the full story behind the national power crisis and the true state of the power stations and their level of deterioration. This was one of the reasons why the Merchantec CEO Confidence Index recorded a significant decrease of 11.7%. The index recorded a positive score of […]

South Africa: Load Shedding Shelved for Now: Eskom

By Mthulisi Sibanda Johannesburg — ESKOM said it had stopped load shedding despite the electricity supply system remaining vulnerable. Load shedding stopped on Thursday evening but restoration of power took longer in some areas Related Topics South Africa: South Africa – Wading Into Hard… Zimbabwe: Xenophobia – Last Six Buses Arrive Namibia: Nampower to Probe […]

South Africa: Stage 1 Load Shedding Underway

Eskom says stage 1 load shedding, which started at 8am, is expected to continue until 10pm. The electricity supply system remains very constrained and vulnerable due to a shortage of generation capacity as several units are currently out of service due to planned and unplanned outages. Related Topics South Africa: Zuma Calls On Foreigners to… […]

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