Eskom black-out is a possibility

Eskom black-out is a possibility

Eskom black-out is a possibility

3 months ago

Situated in the East Rand, is Eskom’s 24/7/365 power management centre. This is where they can see what happens to power and when. The recent stage 4 load shedding was as close to stage 5 as we have come. Of Eskom’s coal power fleet, 50% were either having maintenance done or had tripped. 25% of…

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2021 load ‘shedding’ was a warm up, hold my beer!

7 months ago

2021 was Eskom’s worst performance since inception in terms of number of days of load shedding/reduction. The aging generation plants are sorely in need of maintenance and Kusile and Medupi are still generating nowhere near the capacity they were designed for. It is unlikely they ever will. Ongoing design and construction flaws as well as…

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load shedding 2027: You are in it for the long haul

1 year ago

Eskom is the gift that keeps on giving. You probably are not enjoying the gift you are getting but unless you are planning to counter excessive inflationary electricity increases, continual load shedding, loss of production and the list goes on…..you really need to plan on being able to sustain your home or business through the…

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(Winter) load shedding

1 year ago

We have had a fairly decent spell of continuous grid supply. It was too good to be true especially with winter looming that brings increased personal consumption, just in time for that Eskom increase to rub salt in the wound. The Eskom spokesperson has indicated that recent load shedding was due to some power units…

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