electricity consumption

 
Stuck between solar and theft, municipalities founder on electricity
Stuck between solar and theft, municipalities founder on electricity
This year the City of Cape Town expects to sell less electricity than it has since 2006, even though both its economy and population have grown. In...
SADC says it can end power shortages by 2019
SADC says it can end power shortages by 2019
The Southern African Development Community (SADC), which groups 15 countries with 277-million people, said there are enough power...
Eskom declares electricity supply emergency
Eskom declares electricity supply emergency
Power utility Eskom on Thursday again declared an emergency to keep the country's lights on.
Gas could satisfy most of South Africa's power needs
Gas could satisfy most of South Africa's power needs
This is important because South Africa's industrialisation was built on cheap and abundant electricity supplies, cheap and abundant coal reserves...
Eskom gets cracking on to-do list
Eskom gets cracking on to-do list
Eskom chief executive Brian Dames has his work cut out for him after the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) granted the electricity...
Eskom 'must put SA's needs first'
Eskom 'must put SA's needs first'
South Africa's electricity exports are under the spotlight, as the threat of load shedding hit home this week when power utility Eskom warned that...
Municipalities cash in on power
Municipalities cash in on power
Municipal electricity costs are coming under fire as the state gears up to review South Africa's electricity pricing policy.
'Pet' power project under fire
'Pet' power project under fire
The department of energy appears determined to go ahead with the building of two peaking power plants at a cost of R8-billion, in spite of...
How much is the internet's electricity bill?
How much is the internet's electricity bill?
To most of us the internet is pretty close to magic. Type in a search, click a link, and the info just arrives on our screens. There isn't any...
Calculate how much electricity your appliances use
Calculate how much electricity your appliances use
Knowing exactly how much electricity you use is essential if you are going to introduce an effective power saving campaign at home and save money....
Save money on electricity this winter
Save money on electricity this winter
With winter fast approaching, and energy prices increasing, it's a good idea to think of ways to save electricity. Here are a few tips:
Eskom wants enforced energy savings
Eskom wants enforced energy savings
In a bid to head off threatened power cuts Eskom is pushing for a mandatory power conservation programme that would force particularly heavy...

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