Electricity Supply

​‘Eskom is not the Vatican so pay up or get cut off’

The electricity generator is done with compassion and, backed by a court ruling, could do more than interrupt power in non-paying municipalities.

Gigaba warns of tight electricity supply until winter

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says electricity supply will be extremely tight from April to July to complete maintenance.

Eskom warns of tight electricity supply ahead

Eskom has urged South Africans to cut down on their electricity use as supply will be tight over the next few days.

Electricity ‘extremely tight’ for next three days, warns Eskom

As businesses and schools reopen on Wednesday, the power utility has warned that the national electricity grid will be under extreme pressure.

Eskom scores as consumers switch off

Private users are responsible for 60% of energy savings on the back of soaring power tariffs, writes Lisa Steyn.

Pretoria power to be restored on Thursday

The power supply to the Pretoria West area was expected to be restored by Thursday afternoon, the city said on Wednesday.

Power plant blast threatens supply

The lights may go off again, despite plans for beefing up capacity.

Eskom build programme on track, says minister

Eskom has spent more than R75,5-billion on the capital investment programme since 2005, Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele said on Tuesday.

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