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    Eskom fights to hike electricity prices by 50%

    Eskom fights to hike electricity prices by 50% Eskom is seeking to recoup revenue of R27.3 billion for the 2019 financial year via its latest regulatory clearing account (RCA) application. The state-owned power utility is pushing to raise electricity prices by 10-15% next year, followed by...
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    Load-shedding is hurting South Africa's mining industry

    Load-shedding is hurting South Africa's mining industry South African President Cyril Ramaphosa may be running out of time to enact the reforms required to attract significant investments in the country’s mining industry. That’s the fear expressed by Sibanye Gold Ltd. Chief Executive Officer...
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    Unions to present R254-billion Eskom rescue plan

    Unions to present R254-billion Eskom rescue plan The Congress of South African Trade Unions, the nation’s biggest labor federation, will present its proposal to rescue state power company Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. to senior members of government and the business community on Monday. The union...
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    Eskom could lose its biggest client - South32

    Eskom could lose its biggest client - South32 Eskom could lose the business of its biggest client following the rejection of its application for a special pricing agreement with South32, City Press reported. The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) rejected the application on Thursday...
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    Solar battery to use

    Hi I hope you're all well. Please help me with advice. With Eskom 18 months loadshedding coming I'm considering getting solar battery to connect as backup for lights, tv's and laptop's. How much battery AH do I need to keep going for 4 hours? I intend to switch off fridges and not use electric...
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    No load-shedding for Joburg City Power users this weekend

    No load-shedding for Joburg City Power users this weekend Stage 2 load-shedding will continue throughout the weekend, but City Power customers in Johannesburg will be unaffected. Eskom said earlier today that stage 2 load-shedding would be implemented from 09:00 on Friday until 06:00 on Monday...
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    'Do not wait to get caught': Eskom continues cutting power to non-paying users in Gauteng

    Fin24.com: 'Do not wait to get caught': Eskom continues cutting power to non-paying users in Gauteng
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    Eskom warns of load-shedding risk for Thursday evening

    Eskom warns of load-shedding risk for Thursday evening Eskom says it may need to implement load shedding on Thursday evening (30 January), following delays in its maintenance schedule. The group said that its system is under a lot of stress, with it being forced to use diesel generators to...
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    Eskom CEOs from 1985 to 2020 show a clear problem

    Eskom CEOs from 1985 to 2020 show a clear problem Eskom was once one of the world’s leading electricity companies. It was so successful that it was supplying more than half the electricity in Africa by the end of 1990. Eskom was also a highly-efficient electricity producer, and in its 1994...
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    Eskom appoints new interim chairperson

    Eskom appoints new interim chairperson The Department of Public Enterprises announced that it has appointed Professor Malegapuru Makgoba as interim chair of the Eskom board. This follows after previous board chairman Jabu Mabuza resigned from the position at the power utility.
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    The big power struggle over Eskom

    The big power struggle over Eskom The recent resignation of Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza is the latest symptom of a big power struggle over the power utility, according to a report by The Sunday Times. Deputy President David Mabuza has reportedly accused public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan...
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    How Gwede Mantashe is holding back Ramaphosa from fixing load-shedding

    How Gwede Mantashe is holding back Ramaphosa from fixing load-shedding South Africa has been hit by rolling power cuts less than a month after President Cyril Ramaphosa gave renewed assurances that energy constraints were being addressed, making his pledges ring hollow and highlighting his...
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    Eskom says it did not ask for R1.8 billion to pay performance bonuses

    Eskom says it did not ask for R1.8 billion to pay performance bonuses Eskom did not apply to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for R1.8 billion to pay performance bonuses, the electricity utility has stated. "In keeping with a board decision reflecting the poor performance...
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    Eskom is in crisis and should not pay R1.8 billion

    Eskom is in crisis and should not pay R1.8 billion Eskom is in crisis, and paying R1.8 billion in performance bonuses does not fall within a framework of crisis thinking. This is the view of Solidarity chief executive Dirk Hermann, who responded to a City Press report that Eskom wants...
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    Former Eskom managers arrested for corruption

    Former Eskom managers arrested for corruption South Africa’s police arrested two senior ex-managers at the state electricity company and a number of other suspects over allegations of fraud, corruption and money laundering at the Kusile power plant. The detention of the Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd...
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    Low probability of load-shedding this week

    Low probability of load-shedding this week The probability of load shedding is low this week, despite a constrained and vulnerable system, Eskom said on Tuesday. “There is no load shedding expected today and the probability of load shedding is low for the week. Eskom will continue to use...
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    Eskom's worst-case scenario is dangerously close

    Eskom's worst-case scenario is dangerously close The worst-case scenario for Eskom and the South African economy is dangerously close, according to a report by City Press. The South African Reserve Bank's worst-case scenario would see Eskom's power availability factor decline to 65% for...
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    Former Eskom CEO caused stage 6 load-shedding with dodgy coal deals

    Former Eskom CEO caused stage 6 load-shedding with dodgy coal deals Eskom's reintroduction of power cuts, and its escalation to stage 6 load-shedding this past week, are due to multi-billion rand coal contracts implemented by former CEO Brian Molefe, according to a report by the Sunday Times...
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    What to expect from Eskom's stage 8 load-shedding

    What to expect from Eskom's stage 8 load-shedding Eskom recently implemented stage 6 load-shedding in South Africa, marking the worst rotational blackouts ever experienced in the country. The power utility attributed the implementation of stage 6 load-shedding due to a technical problem at...
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    Stage 5 to Stage 8 Eskom Customers Loadshedding Schedules and City Of Tshwane

    Please find the latest Eskom schedules to download offline for Stage 5 - 8 which normally is not covered by the popular APPS we use to check. Also City of Tshwane Schedule in PDF format. During Stage 6 to 8 Eskom website is so busy that people struggle to download these schedules, hence why I...
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