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High risk of power failures, warns Eskom
High risk of power failures, warns Eskom
The risk of power cuts was high on Wednesday after two of Eskom's generators failed, the power utility said.
India: The dark reality
India: The dark reality
In the centre of Delhi, one of the world's biggest, dirtiest, noisiest cities, is an island of calm. Here, government ministers live in vast,...
'Human failure' to blame for huge US blackout
'Human failure' to blame for huge US blackout
A massive blackout caused by "human failure" left nearly five million people without power in parts of California, Arizona and Mexico on Thursday,...
It's lights out in Bulawayo
It's lights out in Bulawayo
A large white house on the road in the township of Luveve, on the outskirts of Bulawayo, is a striking sight with its yellow double-thick wall,...
World Bank loan to Eskom welcomed
World Bank loan to Eskom welcomed
South Africa on Friday welcomed a decision by the World Bank to grant Africa's biggest economy a controversial $3,75-billion loan to develop a...
SA facing increased risk of power failures
SA facing increased risk of power failures
South Africa faces increased risks of power cuts from 2011 to 2013 unless co-generation projects come on line and consumers try to conserve more...
SA forms task force to develop energy strategy
SA forms task force to develop energy strategy
South Africa created a task force to develop an integrated energy strategy that will ensure a consistent electricity supply in a country plagued by...
Motlanthe warns on growth, power cuts
Motlanthe warns on growth, power cuts
South Africa's economy will slow in 2008 but a healthy banking sector will stave off a recession even in the face of global financial turmoil,...
Poor governance to blame for Africa's blackouts
Poor governance to blame for Africa's blackouts
Africa's electricity supply problems result from poor governance and not lack of capital, the head of a continental union of producers and...
Power failure, fire hit Washington rush-hour traffic
Power failure, fire hit Washington rush-hour traffic
A widespread power failure and subway fire left Washington, DC dark and snarled traffic during the morning rush hour on Friday, power and transit...
Cosatu plans strike over power crisis
Cosatu plans strike over power crisis
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Wednesday it would call a national strike next month to protest job losses linked to...

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