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  1. Jamie McKane

    Eskom's bad load-shedding predictions for 2020

    Eskom's bad load-shedding predictions for 2020 Eskom is promising the end of load-shedding after 13 years of power failures, but with a history of corruption, mismanagement, and lies it is hard to believe the power utility. This year, South Africa has experienced the worst power outages in...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Eskom responds to accusations of lying about load-shedding

    Eskom responds to accusations of lying about load-shedding Eskom has denied accusations that it is deliberately deceiving the public on which load-shedding stages it is implementing. This comes after energy advisor Ted Blom accused Eskom of lying about its load-shedding levels.
  3. Jamie McKane

    Eskom to implement load-shedding on Monday and Tuesday

    Eskom to implement load-shedding on Monday and Tuesday Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 1 and 2 load-shedding on Monday and Tuesday. The power utility reduced load-shedding to stage 1 at 12:00 on Sunday 6 September and plans to implement stage 1 and stage 2 load-shedding...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Eskom stage 2 load-shedding for the weekend

    Eskom stage 2 load-shedding for the weekend Eskom has confirmed that stage 2 load-shedding will continue on Saturday and Sunday. This follows the power utility initiating stage 3 load-shedding on Friday.
  5. Jamie McKane

    Eskom stage 4 load-shedding to continue on Thursday

    Eskom stage 4 load-shedding to continue on Thursday Eskom has announced that it will continue to implement stage 4 load-shedding from 08:00 until 22:00 on Thursday 3 September. The power utility added that load-shedding would persist throughout the week as its teams work to try and restore...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Eskom stage 4 load-shedding

    Eskom stage 4 load-shedding Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 4 load-shedding at 15:00 on 2 September 2020. Stage 4 load-shedding will continue until 22:00 tonight, the power utility said.
  7. Jamie McKane

    Eskom announces stage 2 load-shedding for Tuesday

    Eskom announces stage 2 load-shedding for Tuesday Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 2 load-shedding from 12:00 until 22:00 on Tuesday 1 September. The power utility said that the rolling blackouts would be implemented due to the breakdown of 10 generation units at seven...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Eskom stage 2 load-shedding continues

    Eskom stage 2 load-shedding continues Eskom has announced that stage 2 load-shedding will continue from 09:00 until 22:00 on Thursday 20 August 2020. This is due to the further failure of three power generation units.
  9. Jamie McKane

    Eskom load-shedding to continue on Friday, possibly through weekend

    Eskom load-shedding to continue on Friday, possibly through weekend Eskom stage 2 load-shedding will continue to be implemented from 08:00 on Friday 14 August, Eskom has announced in a statement on Twitter. This load-shedding will continue until 22:00 on Friday, and Eskom warned that there is...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Tariff vs inflation graphs show why Eskom is hiking electricity prices

    Tariff vs inflation graphs show why Eskom is hiking electricity prices Eskom is set to increase its electricity tariffs in South Africa following a recent judgement by the North Gauteng High Court. This ruling addressed an incorrectly deducted amount of R69 billion from the Multi-Year Price...
  11. A

    Inverter setup - whole house

    For the last 2 weeks I have scoured the mybroadband threads, as well as the internet in general, but even though I found some extremely useful pieces of info on inverters and batteries and the like I have not gotten any answers on the questions I have for my currently ongoing backup power...
  12. S

    Powerships are ready to stop load-shedding in South Africa

    https://mybroadband.co.za/news/energy/360221-powerships-are-ready-to-stop-load-shedding-in-south-africa.html
  13. Jamie McKane

    Eskom electricity price increases - What to expect

    Eskom electricity price increases - What to expect Electricity prices in South Africa are expected to increase significantly after the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) admitted to procedural mistakes in its revenue and regulatory clearing account decisions. The mistakes by...
  14. Vorastra

    Expect to pay much more for electricity after R69-billion blunder by Nersa – Report

    https://mybroadband.co.za/news/energy/357861-expect-to-pay-much-more-for-electricity-after-r69-billion-blunder-by-nersa-report.html
  15. Jamie McKane

    Why Eskom needs to increase electricity prices

    Why Eskom needs to increase electricity prices Eskom has explained that it needs to increase electricity prices to meet the cost of producing the power it provides to South Africans. Responding to queries from MyBroadband, Eskom said the recurrent equity injections from the government required...
  16. Jamie McKane

    New evidence about Eskom air pollution

    New evidence about Eskom air pollution Disturbing new evidence has come to light of serious under-reporting of legal contraventions of particulate matter (PM) emission limits to the Regulator and the public, by South Africa’s national electricity utility, Eskom. The under-reporting of PM...
  17. K

    Prepaid Meter - Tripping

    Good day I've been having an issue lately with my prepaid meter. When the electricity comes back on after load-shedding the meter will trip. No other times this will happen even under high load with both geysers on, the pool pump running, stove on, dryer on, and welder. I've tried turning off...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Eskom explains new daily electricity cuts

    Eskom explains new daily electricity cuts Eskom recently announced it will cut power to areas in Gauteng between 05:00 and 09:00 and 17:00 and 20:00 daily. Eskom has not released a list of the areas which will get power cuts. Instead, the company said it has “identified areas with...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Eskom accepts help from retired engineers to fix the company

    Eskom accepts help from retired engineers to fix the company Eskom confirmed that it has received offers of assistance from a group of retired engineers comprising former employees who have said they want to help fix the problems at the power utility. The power utility confirmed that all of...
  20. schumi

    Eskom cracks whip as staff plunder infrastructure

    More at: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2020-04-24-eskom-cracks-whip-as-staff-plunder-infrastructure/
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