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Power Crisis: Eskom Announces 3 Initiatives to Try Stop SA’s Loadshedding

As part of the broad measures to address South Africa's power outage crisis, public energy utility Eskom has announced the launch of three initiatives to procure much-needed power for the national grid. Initially, the programmes will focus on generators capable...

Energy Crisis: Unblocking South Africa’s Liquified Natural Gas Pipeline

Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) offers a unique energy opportunity for Africa, writes Niall Kramer, former Shell and Chevron executive and ex-CEO of the SA Oil & Gas Alliance. It comes at a lower environmental cost than oil or coal –...

How Load Shedding Has Changed the Way We Work & Live

We survived masks and lockdown restrictions during the pandemic, only to be confronted by a new challenge: load shedding. With Eskom’s ageing infrastructure and the slow pace of the transition to renewable energy alternatives, load shedding is likely to...

Is it Time for South African SME’s to Flick the Switch to Solar?

The economic challenges in South Africa are daunting for most businesses. When coupled with the impact of load-shedding, there are compelling reasons why many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are actively seeking out alternatives to the current reliance on...

SA’s Tiger Brands Turns to Solar Energy Amid Load Shedding Crisis

Massive South African manufacturer Tiger Brands says it will soon begin rolling out solar power at its manufacturing sites. This marks a business-wide green energy initiative aligned with the business’ aim to reduce its energy intensity by 30% by...

Cell C Offers Free Data Bundles to Those Affected by Load Shedding

South African telecom Cell C has launched a new solution to help its prepaid customers claim some of the data they may have lost during the country's ongoing rotational blackouts, either as a result of inability to access data...

How Can Energy-Efficient Appliances Help You Save Money?

Electrical appliances can consume a lot of energy. According to the statistics, appliances account for the biggest part of any utility bill. If your home is using old appliances, your bills will be high. On the other hand, new,...

SA Load Shedding: Eskom Turns to Asia for Battery Power

South Africa's public energy utility Eskom has today announced that it has appointed two service providers to begin its battery energy storage project. According to Eskom, the project is focused on alleviating some of the pressure off of South Africa's...

Botswana Steps Up to Help South Africa with Load Shedding Woes

The Botswana Power Corporation (BCP) says that it wants to sell its excess electricity to South Africa's embattled power utility Eskom. In an announcement, the BCP says that it has started engaging with Eskom to begin the exporting process. This...

“The Plan to Fix Load Shedding” – 8 Changes Announced by Ramaphosa

During a state of the nation address last evening, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa outlined a new set of plans in the hopes of addressing South Africa's ongoing energy crisis, which has led to widespread blackouts affecting the nation...
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