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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When insurers recommend a switch to alternative power sources dan weet jy HKK!

4 months ago

Insurers are some of the most profitable companies in any country. Limiting risk and protecting their margins by repudiating claims comes with the territory. We all know of someone whose are claims repudiated or adjusted based on some minor infraction. you are over/under insured. It wasn’t declared or itemised, it is not covered under clause…

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Load shedding along with your13%+ price increase is going nowhere soon

1 year ago

Some positives have come out of this sector recently. Eskom managed to bring down it’s (our) debt by some R80 billion, Cyril (I’m shocked) Ramaphosa has announced that industry can build up to 100MW plants without going through the 6 year approval process from NERSA. That is quite a dramatic turn of events for two…

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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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Eskom: Every man, woman and business for themselves!

1 year ago

Numbed is probably how Saffers are feeling. Between Covid and Eskom media coverage, do you even bother to read the content anymore? Worn out over the ongoing barrage of bad news, how much value is more bad news on top of the heap. In keeping with the overload (pun intended) here are links to 2…

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