Eskom’s desperate measures: Emergency reserves strained as power shortages persist
/ 10 May 2024

Eskom’s desperate measures: Emergency reserves strained as power shortages persist

The improved load-shedding situation over the past month have been aided by solar photovoltaic energy and lower demand

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Ekurhuleni residents threaten to boycott, disrupt elections if load-shedding reaches them
/ 27 April 2024

Ekurhuleni residents threaten to boycott, disrupt elections if load-shedding reaches them

Phomolong has been spared from load-shedding because of its proximity to critical services

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Ramokgopa hits back at critics of load-shedding-free ‘milestone’
/ 22 April 2024

Ramokgopa hits back at critics of load-shedding-free ‘milestone’

The electricity minister said the turnaround should be celebrated, and had nothing to do with next month’s elections

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South Africa’s energy blueprint needs an overhaul
/ 2 April 2024

South Africa’s energy blueprint needs an overhaul

The draft IRP 2023 fails to address future energy shortages, analysts argue

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Political manifestos on energy solutions ‘underwhelming’
/ 29 February 2024

Political manifestos on energy solutions ‘underwhelming’

The energy crisis has worsened SA’s existing economic challenges, prompting ratings agencies, the IMF and SARB to flag load-shedding as a significant barrier to recovery

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Ramokgopa happy with Eskom’s progress on electricity supply, credits maintenance
/ 26 February 2024

Ramokgopa happy with Eskom’s progress on electricity supply, credits maintenance

The power utility needs to put in place mechanisms to get access to funds for the shift to renewable energy

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Reserve Bank sticks to its guns, keeps interest rates on hold
/ 25 January 2024

Reserve Bank sticks to its guns, keeps interest rates on hold

Governor Lesetja Kganyago suggested the central bank will look for the inflation rate to fall within its target before it administers relief

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Eskom rejects Mozambique’s power offer
/ 18 January 2024

Eskom rejects Mozambique’s power offer

High tariffs have turned the power utility away

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UN report spells out dim economic outlook for South Africa
/ 14 January 2024

UN report spells out dim economic outlook for South Africa

The United Nations World Economic Situation report said the country’s economy would grow by only 0.5%

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