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Minister of Electricity update

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880 SANDF members deployed to protect Eskom power stations

880 SANDF members deployed to protect Eskom power stations. The deployment of 880 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to guard several Eskom power plants across the nation has been approved by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the National Assembly speaker, and Amos Masondo, the NCOP chair, have both received written notifications from the president. Also Read: Soccer commentator Baba Mthethwa reportedly gets married again The expenditure […]

today08/05/2023

loadshedding implemented indefinitely

NEWS

Stage 6 loadshedding back and here to stay

By: Natasha Archary Photo by Vladyslav Dukhin Pexels Due to the delay in returning nine generating units to service, Stage 6 loadshedding is back and here to stay. Eskom made the announcement on Monday, 01 May, following a long weekend where the stages of loadshedding fluctuated between Stage 2, 3 and 4. However, effective Tuesday, 02 May, the embattled power utility will be increasing the stages of rolling blackouts from […]

today02/05/2023

Minister of Electricity update

NEWS

Eskom appoints new Head of Generation, Bheki Nxumalo

By: Natasha Archary image: Eskom Eskom has appointed Bheki Nxumalo as the power utility's new Head of Generation. Acting Eskom CEO, Calib Cassim said the position was one the state-owned entity has been trying to fill for a while now. "It has been very difficult to find a suitable candidate that would hit the ground running. The generation recovery plan is in full swing. We needed someone that would passionately […]

today14/04/2023

Eskom loadshedding

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Eskom to implement Stage 3 and 5 load shedding until Wednesday evening

Eskom to implement Stage 3 and 5 load shedding until Wednesday evening. Stage 3 and Stage 5 load shedding are anticipated to be implemented by state-owned electricity company Eskom until Wednesday night. Stage 3 will be applied from 5 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, and Stage 5 will follow from 4 pm to 5 morning. Around 14 940 MW of generating capacity were unavailable owing to unforeseen breakdowns on […]

today11/04/2023

Eskom loadshedding

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Eskom given permission not to disclose irregular and fruitless spending expenditures

Eskom given permission not to disclose irregular and fruitless spending expenditures. In a special government gazette published on Friday by Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana, Eskom has been exempted from disclosing irregular and fruitless expenditure in its yearly financial statements. Also Read: R2 million trillion: SARS collected a record high revenue in 2022/23 Eskom is granted an exemption from Section 55 (2) (b) (i) of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) […]

today03/04/2023

defrauded Eskom of R14 million

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Woman who allegedly defrauded Eskom of R14 million out on bail

By: Natasha Archary Image: Thandeka Innocentia Nkosi - Hawks Thandeka Innocentia Nkosi, the woman who allegedly defrauded Eskom of R14 million has been released on bail. Nkosi, who worked as a senior buyer at the power utility in 2013, appeared at the Hendrina Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 22 March. The 42-year old was released on bail of R100 000, with two additional accused also being released on bail. A fourth […]

today23/03/2023

NEWS

WATCH: Electricity Minister says he is confident that load shedding will be resolved

Electricity Minister says he is confident that load shedding will be resolved Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, the Minister in the presidency in charge of electricity, has expressed confidence in the country's ability to address its load-shedding issues. Ramokgopa said during a visit to the Kusile power plant in Mpumalanga on Tuesday that his ultimate goal is to put an end to load shedding and assured top management at Kusile Power Station that […]

today22/03/2023

Minister of Electricity update

NEWS

Eskom suspends loadshedding due to “lower demand for electricity”

By Katlego Sekhu Eskom suspends loadshedding until 16h00 on Tuesday, 21 March 2023. The power utility notes the "significantly lower than anticipated demand for electricity today" for the suspension of loadshedding. Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented tomorrow. The announcement comes amid the National Shutdown. In an effort to ease South Africa’s severe electricity crisis, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom permission to surpass […]

today20/03/2023

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