SA’s R210 billion grid dilemma hits pause on load-shedding fix
/ 7 July 2023

SA’s R210 billion grid dilemma hits pause on load-shedding fix

Renewable energy could close the gap between demand and supply, ending load-shedding. But out-of-pocket Eskom must find money to upgrade its transmission infrastructure first

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Eskom plan to drop Kusile pollution controls is ‘destructive, deadly’
/ 3 May 2023

Eskom plan to drop Kusile pollution controls is ‘destructive, deadly’

Activists say the deaths of vulnerable people is too high a price to pay for electricity when alternatives are available

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Ramaphosa is wrong on the law, load-shedding litigants say
/ 3 March 2023

Ramaphosa is wrong on the law, load-shedding litigants say

Only the government — not Eskom or municipalities — can address load-shedding by building more capacity and ensuring sufficient supply, the parties said

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Eskom fails to approach courts in property ‘garbage sale’
/ 9 August 2022

Eskom fails to approach courts in property ‘garbage sale’

The power utility said it would go to court to declare ownership of land not registered to it, but has not done so

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Eskom selling off its properties at ‘garbage sale’ prices
/ 4 August 2022

Eskom selling off its properties at ‘garbage sale’ prices

The cash-strapped power utility is disposing of its land for low prices without the involvement of the treasury, sources say

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Eskom to take ‘extraordinary measures’ to avoid load-shedding for elections
/ 27 October 2021

Eskom to take ‘extraordinary measures’ to avoid load-shedding for elections

Stage four load-shedding rolled out to ensure the polls on Monday 1 November are energy secure

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