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Manufacturing Indaba to provide golden opportunities for rooftop solar companies

In response to South Africa’s national power utility Eskom’s challenge to meet the nation’s energy demand, alternative energy sources are being thoroughly explored and...
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Eskom: Huge debts owed to firm worsens its financial woes

The 35 billion rand (2.5 billion U.S. dollars) owed to power utility Eskom by South African municipalities and communities has left the company struggling...
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South African government moves to stabilize power utility Eskom

The South African Presidency on Saturday put in place measures to stabilize the country's power utility, Eskom which is facing governance challenges. The Presidency issued...
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Eskom to receive capital support from government

The Treasury said the injection was part of a 23 billion rand fiscal support package announced last year and slated for three tranches. So...
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South African firm denies secret deal with Zimbabwe over power supply

"South Africa, through Eskom, has been involved in the electricity sector in various countries in Africa for a long time and has utilised different...

Long-term national development plan – the surest way for Ghana’s development

After groping in the dark for nearly sixty years, Ghana seems to have finally found the answer to its development conundrum — a long-term...
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No more load shedding this summer in South Africa – Eskom

The utility said it plans to meet growing demand for electricity 100 percent of the summer time. "We will implement stage one load shedding...
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South Africa power utility wins 17-year legal battle against trade union

The Constitutional Court of South Africa has dismissed an application for leave to appeal by trade union Solidarity over a wage dispute with national...
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SA Presidency denies conflict of interests involving deputy president

The Presidency on Wednesday denied allegations that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's company Shanduka Group had profited from selling coal to the national electricity utility...

Load shedding deals heavy blow to South African economy

Constant load shedding is dealing a heavy blow to South Africa's already faltering economy, the opposition Democratic Alliance (SA) said on Tuesday. ...
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South African union federation opposes privatisation of national electricity utility

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) on Friday added its voice to the chorus for rejecting privsatisation of the national electricity utility...
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Mixed reactions to attempts to privatize electricity utility in South Africa

Alleged attempts to privatize the national electricity utility Eskom has met with mixed reactions as the shortage of power supply worsened in South Africa....
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Proposal for electricity tariff hike fails to get approval in South Africa

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) on Wednesday refused to approve an application for a 25.3-percent increase in electricity tariffs for the...
Eskom

South Africa begin load shedding due to low generation capacity

The national electricity utility Eskom on Sunday implemented stage-one load shedding due to a shortage of generation capacity. "We are currently...
Eskom

Highest level of load shedding implemented in South Africa

Load shedding has been moved from stage two to stage three in some parts of South Africa due to high demand or urgent maintenance...
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Stage-two load shedding implemented across South Africa

Stage-two load shedding was implemented again across South Africa on Sunday, indicating that the power shortage was worsening. The load shedding...
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South Africa hit by blackouts due to power shortage

Load shedding was implemented on Tuesday across South Africa due to a shortage of generation capacity as several power units in the national electricity...
Eskom

Cash-strapped Eskom receiving support from government – Presidency

The Presidency on Friday tried to alleviate worries about worsening power shortages, saying power utility Eskom is receiving full support from the government. ...
Eskom

Electricity tariff hike strongly opposed in South Africa

A decision by electricity utility Eskom to raise tariff hike to cope with power outages has met with strong opposition. The...
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South African power utility urged to stop retrenchments

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged power utility Eskom to stop retrenchments which reportedly are taking place as a step to...
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South Africans launch energy-saving campaign

An energy-saving campaign was launched on Friday in South Africa hard hit by a worsening energy shortage. South Africans are constantly affected by load...
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ESkom Chief Executive Goes On Suspension

South Africa's public power utility Eskom on Thursday suspended its chief executive and launched an inquiry into increased blackouts, which have hampered business operations...
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South Africa Suspends Load Shedding: Power Supply Stable

Power supply was relatively stable, meaning that there would be no load shedding for the time being, South Africa's monopoly power utility Eskom said...