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Posts Tagged ‘loadshedding’

  • Take back complete control of data centres and control room

    Power to all the people – Inverter systems for smaller installations

    April 15, 2019 • SponsoredComments Off on Power to all the people – Inverter systems for smaller installations

    Energy supply will continue to cause chaos in our homes and places of work. To alleviate this, smaller business and home users can make an investment in solutions that improve the reliability of energy supply to their critical devices such as lights,...

  • Take back complete control of data centres and control room

    Make sure the lights don’t go out – with a smart power solution from Netshield

    March 8, 2019 • Mining & Energy, SponsoredComments Off on Make sure the lights don’t go out – with a smart power solution from Netshield

    Based on the state of our current power grid system, loadshedding has become a necessary evil as it reduces the risk of a national blackout that could take the country a week to recover from. But that doesn’t reduce the business impact or lessen the...

  • How smart models can make solar and wind energy more reliable

    How smart models can make solar and wind energy more reliable

    January 10, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments Off on How smart models can make solar and wind energy more reliable

    South Africa’s shift to renewable energy is moving at a slow pace, however there are some small communities which have already been integrated into renewables and are predicted to be the future of energy. Communities in the remote areas of the country have...

  • Load Shedding

    Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

    December 6, 2018 • Lists, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

    The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load...

  • Ensure your power backup doesn’t let you down

    Ensure your power backup doesn’t let you down

    September 5, 2017 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on Ensure your power backup doesn’t let you down

    Power problems are a reality in South Africa for the foreseeable future, and many organisations have implemented solutions to minimise downtime and ensure business continuity. One of the most common solutions that people turn to is the use of an Uninterrupted...

  • Coping with loadshedding all down to tech strategy

    January 8, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on Coping with loadshedding all down to tech strategy

    Loadshedding and sourcing reliable power supply remain challenges for all businesses in South Africa. The answer is to identify specific requirements, use the right technology solutions and be ready with a well-considered business continuity strategy says Raj...

  • South Africa: Eskom reveals Stage 4 load shedding

    April 17, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (2)

    According to a report by Fin24, Eskom has revealed stage 4 load shedding. The details were confirmed after Eskom revealed that the load shedding stage allocation was in the process of being altered. With Stage 4 load shedding on the cards, IT News Africa has...

  • SA’s power crisis: How analytics can change the game

    April 6, 2015 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA’s power crisis: How analytics can change the game

    Now is the ideal time for Eskom to use advanced analytics to improve decision-making and better handle South Africa’s power crisis. Eskom has always used a degree of analytics to manage power supply. However, the big data it gathers from power plants,...

  • electric cars

    Has load shedding killed off the electric car in Africa?

    February 17, 2015 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Has load shedding killed off the electric car in Africa?

    Two years ago, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies announced a 35% reimbursement on production costs over three years as an incentive for local electric car manufacturers. Thus far, only Ethiopia and South Africa have attempted to launch electric cars on...

  • top tech news

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    February 6, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    February has arrived and it definitely looks like the ICT and technology sector is picking up. In the news this week, reports are stating that Telkom is looking to cut costs by selling off a section of its mobiles tower’s. Moving over to Ghana,...

  • Overcome load shedding with these top tech tips

    February 4, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Overcome load shedding with these top tech tips

    According to Fin24, South Africa’s Eskom has stated that it will be moving from stage 1 to stage 2 load shedding at 14:00 on 4 February 2015, which is expected to continue until 22:00. “This was due to a shortage of generation capacity as...