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Government announces national state of disaster on load-shedding is officially over

Government announces national state of disaster on load-shedding has ended. The national state of disaster brought on by the power situation has been ended by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. On Wednesday, 5 April, the department published the notice, which includes the dismissal from the department and the revocation of the Head of the National Disaster Management Center's designation of the severe power supply constraint as a […]

today05/04/2023

NEWS

WATCH: Unauthorised pointsmen are lifesavers during load-shedding. Kaya News spoke to three brothers who control traffic at a busy intersection

Image | @KayaNews / Twitter By Juliet Joseph Mkhize brothers speak about controlling traffic during load-shedding. The ongoing load shedding across the province has resulted in a new phenomenon at many intersections where untrained pointsmen such as street vendors and car guards have taken it upon themselves to help motorists. Kaya News took to the streets to speak to the Mkhize brothers who also assisted in the absence of officials […]

today24/03/2023

NEWS

Load shedding to alternate between Stages 4 and 5

By Zuko Komisa Load shedding to alternate between Stages 4 and 5. As a result of generating unit failures and delays in their return to service at power plants, Eskom is anticipated to impose Stages 4 and 5 load shedding up until further notice. Stage 5 will be implemented between 4pm and 5am, while Stage 4 will start at 4pm on Tuesday and run every day between 5am and 4pm. […]

today01/03/2023

Inverters vs Power Stations

LIFESTYLE

Inverters vs Power Stations to combat load shedding

Written by Dohne Damons Load shedding has us all asking the question, which is better, inverters or power stations? The answer to this depends on the individual’s budget. Both solutions can help combat load shedding if you’re unable to install solar and battery systems. But what is the difference between a power station and an inverter, and which one is better? Inverter trolleys Inverter trolleys are an inverter that requires […]

today02/02/2023

NEWS

Rand Water plans to have a stable power solution

Written by Nosipho Radebe The ripple effect of load shedding on the City's water supply forces Rand Water to find a more stable solution. Eskom announced that stage 5 load shedding will continue to be implemented from this morning until further notice. The struggling power utility announced at short notice yesterday that it would be escalating the stages of load shedding. Rand Water says it's working on a plan to […]

today01/02/2023

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SA’s New Laws Plan to End Load Shedding

Written by Dohne Damons The South African Energy Crisis Committee set new laws in place that plan to end load shedding. Rhamaphosa cancelled his trip to Davos earlier this week to hold an emergency meeting with South Africa’s National Energy Crisis Committee. The law is meant to fast-track plant development. Necom laws that plan to ease blackouts in the country: The first of more than 100 privately owned power plants […]

today19/01/2023

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

NEWS

Pravin Gordhan says Stage 8 is the only solution from total power collapse

Kaya 959 Reporter South Africans are on high alert after Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan hinted at the possibility of extreme blackouts on Wednesday. Gordhan told parliament that there would be no need for a State of Emergency because Eskom could fall back on Stage 8.  He had sought to deflect calls from the DA that the utility be placed in a "state of calamity," allowing provinces and municipalities to seek […]

today05/05/2022

botswana offers mzansi electricity

NEWS

Eskom announces Stage 4 load shedding as of 9am today

Kaya 959 Reporter South African power utility Eskom has announced that Stage 4 load shedding will be implemented as of today, 9 March until 5am on Friday. In a statement released by Eskom they said, “It is with a great deal of disappointment that Eskom has to inform the public that further failures overnight of generation units has necessitated the implementation of Stage 4 load shedding starting at 9am this […]

today09/03/2022

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