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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Stage 5 load shedding on its way

5 months ago

Andre De Ruyter is taking flak from all sides. His position is unenviable. He is carrying the can for troubles dating back to 2007 when the then president Mbheki was warned that the country needed to develop more power generation. He made the poor decision to do nothing. The straw to break the camels back…

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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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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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