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Eskom celebrates 100 days milestone of no load-shedding

Zuko Komisa For the first time since 2020, state power utility Eskom has gone 100 days without imposing load shedding. Eskom expressed gratitude to the government, the National Energy Crisis Committee (NECOM), and other relevant parties for their cooperative efforts, which made it possible for the company to carry out its plans successfully. “Considering the Intensity and the levels of load shedding in 2023, the ability to get to 100 […]

today05/07/2024

36.15% electricity tariff increase

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Eskom pushes for 36.15% electricity tariff increase

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Eskom is reportedly pushing for a 35.15% electricity tariff increase for 2025, which has been rejected by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU). The proposed tariff increase was reported on by The Daily Maverick, and will take effect from 01 April 2025 if the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) approves. According to the publication, the 36.15% increase is the first […]

today26/06/2024

Eskom has announced a staggering loss of R23.9 billion for the financial year ended March 2023

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Eskom obtains a court judgment against COJ and City Power for payment of R1 billion debt

Zuko Komisa image: Eskom Eskom obtains a court judgment against COJ and City Power for payment of R1 billion debt. The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) and City Power (CP) have been ordered by the Johannesburg High Court to pay R1.073 billion towards an outstanding electricity debt with Eskom.The decision was made in response to an R3.4 billion unpaid bill that Eskom filed a lawsuit against the city and its electricity […]

today21/06/2024

Ramokgopa celebrates

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No loadshedding for 56 days? Ramokgopa celebrates

By: Natasha Archary No loadshedding for 56-days? Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa thinks that's cause for celebration as he joined Eskom employees at Medupi Power Station in song and dance to mark the utility's milestone. Ramokgopa who dismissed that electioneering was the reason for the lights remaining on, said he felt the need to spur the dedicated men and women at Eskom on for their contribution to the significant improvement to […]

today23/05/2024

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“We are not yet out of the woods” – Electricity Minister applauds the work done by officials at Eskom

Zuko Komisa “We are not yet out of the woods" - Electricity Minister applauds the work done by officials at Eskom. There hasn't been any load shedding for at least 54 days throughout the nation. According to Ramokgopa, the diligent efforts of Eskom executives have played a significant role in the current enhanced energy performance in South Africa. The Minister gave a media briefing at Megawatt Park on Monday addressing […]

today20/05/2024

Minister of Electricity update

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City Power owes Eskom over R1 billion

By: Natasha Archary image: Eskom City Power owes Eskom over R1 billion, leaving the state-owned entity with no option but to approach the High Court. In a statement, Eskom says City Power started defaulting on payments from October 2023 and no payment was received for March 2024. Eskom has denied City Power's claims of unresolved disputes regarding potential overbilling that dates back to 2021, and says regardless of a dispute, […]

today08/05/2024

Eskom loadshedding

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Eskom CEO advises that Stage 2 load shedding is anticipated for winter

Zuko Komisa / Pitso Molemane Eskom CEO advises that Stage 2 load shedding is anticipated for winter. According to Eskom, load shedding during this winter will probably be "maintained within Stage 2." Group Chief Executive Dan Marokane of the electricity company made this claim while appearing Friday at Megawatt Park at the State of the System and Winter Outlook media event. According to him, the prediction was made that the […]

today26/04/2024

Eskom loadshedding

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Eskom marks a milestone of 21 days (535 hours) without load shedding

Zuko Komisa Eskom marks a milestone of 21 days (535 hours) without load shedding. Eskom, the power company, says that while going 21 days without load shedding is a significant accomplishment, it is still dedicated to doing away with cyclical power outages completely. Load shedding, which has left many South Africans frustrated is a prolonged period of widespread nationwide power outages. It started in the latter half of 2007—close to […]

today18/04/2024

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