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23 May 2017
                       
 
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19 May 2017
 
 
 
 
Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter
ELECTRICITY
Eskom is promising to keep the lights on this winter, it said in a statement issued on Friday afternoon. It undertook to do this despite severe weather conditions that have already started to grip...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
Western Cape Government to launch energy efficiency awareness campaign
What's On
On Wednesday (1 February 2017), Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde will visit the Lansdowne Bottling Company as part of the Western Cape Government’s energy efficiency awareness campaign....
 
 
28 Nov 2016
 
South Africa has a new energy plan. But will it break the bank?
THE CONVERSATION
The release of South Africa’s long awaited update to the Integrated Resource Plan is certain to inspire renewed debate about the country’s energy future. Once public consultation has taken place...
 
 
24 Nov 2016
 
Vietnam cancels nuclear reactor deal: a lesson for South Africa
THE CONVERSATION
Vietnam recently announced that it would be cancelling its contract to buy two nuclear reactors from Rosatom, the Russian nuclear vendor. The decision was subsequently ratified by the Vietnamese...
 
 
28 Aug 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 1 - Electricity safety is everyone’s business
STATEMENT
Eskom on Monday embarked on a week-long countrywide campaign, from 22 to 28 August, to educate South Africans about using electricity safely and responsibly. The aim of the annual Eskom National...
 
 
22 Aug 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 1 - Eskom urges South Africans to use electricity safely
STATEMENT
Public fatalities and injuries due to the unsafe use of electricity remains a major problem. The majority of these incidents are related to contact made with electricity and illegal connections....
 
 
11 Jul 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 1
STATEMENT
Eskom has developed educator guides and learner activity sheets on energy efficiency for Grade R to Grade 9 pupils and teachers. Eskom believes it critical to educate electricity consumers of all...
 
 
10 Jul 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 2 - Learning to be energy efficient from an early age
STATEMENT
Eskom was today able to meet the country’s electricity demands while performing the requisite maintenance on its power generating plants. Eskom has developed educator guides and learner activity...
 
 
13 Jun 2016
 
Eskom: Communities urged to stop illegal connections, electricity theft and equipment theft
STATEMENT
Eskom was today able to meet the country’s electricity demands while performing the requisite maintenance on its power generating plants. There have recently been many power outages in and around...
 
 
18 May 2016
 
DoE: Tina Joemat-Pettersson: Address by Minister of Energy, at the building and household Energy Efficiency campaign event, African Utility week conference, Cape Town (17/05/2016)
Energy
Today is one of South Africa’s proudest days as we dedicate our Energy Efficiency efforts in the country to officially unveil the energy efficiency label.
 
 
09 May 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 1
STATEMENT
Eskom is progressing well with the maintenance of its power generating plant whilst supplying the country’s electricity needs. Eskom has developed educator guides and learner activity sheets on...
 
 
01 Apr 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 2
STATEMENT
The power system was stable today, enabling Eskom to meet the country’s electricity demands while performing the requisite maintenance on its power generating plants. Eskom has developed educator...
 
 
09 Nov 2015
 
Eskom: No load shedding anticipated
STATEMENT
The electricity system is constrained but stable, and we do not anticipate the implementation of load shedding. Thus far, we have had 53 consecutive days of no load shedding. We continue to appeal...
 
 
05 Nov 2015
 
Eskom: Low risk of load shedding
STATEMENT
The risk of load shedding is currently low as the power system is stable at present. Eskom has met the country’s electricity demand while operating and maintaining its generation fleet in a...
 
 
04 Nov 2015
 
Eskom: No load shedding anticipated
STATEMENT
There is currently no load shedding taking place and Eskom does not anticipate that there will be a need to load shed today as the power system is stable at present. Eskom has met the country’s...
 
 
 
                       
 
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