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New Loadshedding Schedule Widget

Loadshedding is becoming more and more frequent. Enduring long South African winter months with hours of no power is a real challenge for many. Although there are several areas that have not been affected by loadshedding, many areas have endured...

#Loadshedding: Here’s How to Find Out When Your Area Will Be Hit

South Africa's power utility Eskom has announced that Stage 2 rotational load-shedding will take place from 09:00 on Tuesday until 05:00 on Saturday. The announcement came to the surprise of South Africans, as Eskom was forced to reschedule load-shedding last...

Eskom Warns Incoming Cold Front Could Trigger Load Shedding in SA

SA power utility Eskom has warned South Africans to use electricity sparingly as an incoming cold front and the resulting severe weather conditions could increase energy demand exponentially which could lead to renewed load shedding across the country. "The South...

$1.1-Million Foreign Investment Boosts Solar Energy Manufacturing in South Africa

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) reports that it has welcomed the investment decision by Italian-based firm Enertronica Santerno to expand its manufacturing activities in South Africa. SAPVIA is the industry body representing solar PV (photovoltaics) in South Africa. The...

South African Emergency Powership Deal Scrapped Due to Environmental Concerns

Karpowership has been refused environmental approvals for three gas-to-power projects in South Africa. Approvals were blocked by the country's Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment for reasons including that it did not comply with public participation rules. The Turkish company...

SA President Finally Gives Greenlight for Private Companies to Boost Country’s Power Grid

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the SA government will finally lift the threshold for embedded generating electricity capacity from 1 MW to 100 MW in South Africa. This move will allow private households and businesses to...

European Solar Power Plant to Assist Eskom

Scatec Solar, Norwegian company specializing in photovoltaics (solar electricity), has connected its first solar farm to the South African grid. The new operation adds 86 MW of the 258 MW required in the solar power complex currently operating in...

Massive Powership Firm Willing to Bail Out Eskom for Half the Cost

One of the world’s largest powership firms, Karpowership has submitted a proposal to South Africa. This new plan seeks to effectively “plug” the power deficit the country is facing, upwards of 3,000MW, Reuters reports. “We have made a submission to...
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