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  1. Jamie McKane

    Eskom warns of WhatsApp voice note hoax

    Eskom warns of WhatsApp voice note hoax Eskom has stated that WhatsApp messages which warn of massive strike action, with disastrous effects for the power utility, are a hoax. A voice note, allegedly from an Eskom contractor, said there are big problems at Eskom sites - with operators and...
  2. Jamie McKane

    There is corruption at all levels inside Eskom - CEO

    Corruption at all levels inside Eskom - CEO Eskom is facing severe challenges, including debt of R450 billion and corruption at all levels in the organization, but its CEO Phakamani Hadebe is confident the company can be turned around. Speaking to employees, Hadebe shared a number of key...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Load-shedding remains a major risk - Eskom CEO

    Load-shedding remains a major risk - Eskom CEO Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe said rotational load-shedding continues to remain a major risk and concern for the company. Speaking to employees, Hadebe said Eskom’s plant performance is not at the standard where it should be.
  4. Jamie McKane

    Here is the proof - Rocks and sand delivered to Eskom power plants as coal

    Here is the proof - Rocks and sand delivered to Eskom power plants as coal MyBroadband has recently published photos of rocks which came from trucks which tried to deliver these rocks as coal to Eskom’s Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga. Since publishing this article, MyBroadband received...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Claiming money back for load-shedding - Eskom responds

    Claiming money back for load-shedding - Eskom responds Eskom has dismissed suggestions that people can claim back money from the company because of load-shedding. Speaking to the SABC, energy expert Ted Blom said most people “do not realise that more than half of their Eskom charges are for...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Eskom urges South Africans to save power as winter approaches

    Eskom urges South Africans to save power as winter approaches Eskom has urged consumers to use electricity sparingly as the demand for power is expected to increase this week as cold weather gets a grip on parts of South Africa. “With colder weather conditions expected across the country and...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Eskom says it can't be sued for load-shedding

    Eskom says it can't be sued for load-shedding Eskom has responded to plans by De Beer Attorneys to take legal action against the state-owned power utility, stating that it cannot be sued for implementing load-shedding. De Beer Attorneys aims to sue Eskom with regards to preventable losses...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Eskom's big blunder - How poor decisions and corruption caused load-shedding

    Eskom's big blunder - How poor decisions and corruption caused load-shedding South Africa is in the midst of an electricity crisis, which is curiously the result of plans by Eskom to prevent this exact scenario from happening. Energy analyst and EE Publishers MD Chris Yelland explained that...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Shocking Eskom energy trend revealed

    Shocking Eskom energy trend revealed Eskom’s energy availability factor (EAF) for 2019 is significantly lower than what it was in the past three years - and is cause for serious concern. This is according energy analyst and EE Publishers MD Chris Yelland, who released an EAF graph for the past...
  10. Jamie McKane

    No more load-shedding from today - Eskom's plan

    No more load-shedding from today - Eskom's plan Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has revealed Eskom's plan to fight load-shedding in South Africa. Gordhan said Eskom's goal is to ensure there will be no load-shedding from today - but admitted there is a lot of hard work ahead for the...
  11. RedViking

    Mecer 2400VA Inverter (Review)

    This Thread is for the Mecer Inverter only. My personal opinion on the unit: Seeing that there are lots of question and in lots if threads, here is my review/input on the Mecer Inverter. Instead of reposting I'll just reference here. I'll add more info soon. This should give you an idea what...
  12. S

    Electricity Consumption For New Tenants

    Hi guys, may you please assist with some estimations. I have a property I want to rent out to tenants. Main house has 5 rooms and cottage has 4 rooms. So in total I have 9 rooms I want to rent out to 9 tenants. Per room a tenant will have a fridge, 2 plate stove and TV. I'm not versed with...
  13. Jamie McKane

    How to keep your Internet connection during load-shedding

    How to keep your Internet connection during load-shedding Load-shedding looks like it is here to stay for some time, according to Eskom. Being without power for eight hours a day is not an enjoyable experience, but it is often made worse by the lack of an Internet connection.
  14. RedViking

    How to choose the right generator for loadshedding in 2019

    Read more here: https://www.htxt.co.za/2019/03/18/how-to-choose-the-right-generator-for-loadshedding-in-2019/
  15. H

    Eskom is blocking foreign ip addresses

    I have a server at Hetzner, polling amongst things, Eskom for load shedding statuses. I recently noted that the script report errors. Same script on my own machine at the same time works perfect. I then loaded the loadshedding website and used private internet access's chrome extension to force...
  16. RedViking

    Eskom's Hadebe: We'll Be With Load Shedding For The Next 6 Months

    Source: Click Here Listen to the full interview with Phakamani Hadebe below: The Xolani Gwala Show
  17. U

    Load shedding Shenanigans

    Hi there everyone this is my first post here. I've just wanted to find out if anyone else has been getting this "load shedding" off of the load shedding schedule? This morning our power went out from 01:00 until 08:30 then again today load shedding was set to start at 16:00 and did not start...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Grahamstown faces daily 14-hour power cuts due to R90-million Eskom debt

    Grahamstown faces daily 14-hour power cuts due to R90-million Eskom debt South Africans are suffering regular and extended load-shedding by Eskom, an issue that shows no sign of being resolved. Grahamstown residents, however, face a much larger threat to their electricity access: a R90-million...
  19. Jamie McKane

    National Eskom blackout warning

    National Eskom blackout warning Eskom officials said they are in a race against time to avoid a complete grid collapse and a national electricity blackout. To avoid a total blackout, Eskom is preparing for stage 5 and stage 6 load-shedding - which require 5,000MW and 6,000MW to be shed from...
  20. Jamie McKane

    No end in sight for Eskom load-shedding

    No end in sight for Eskom load-shedding South Africans looking for signs of an end to the latest round of power cuts were left disappointed after the minister responsible for power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. said he doesn’t have answers yet. The country is in its sixth day of rotating...
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