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Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi

100 MW of OCGT power to be available in Gauteng by April – Lesufi

By: Schalk Burger     20th February 2024 Johannesburg power utility City Power would, on behalf of the Gauteng government, add 100 MW of electricity capacity to the grid to assist the... 

Eskom's Megawatt Park head office

Loadshedding to reduce to Stage 2 from 10:00 on Friday

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th February 2024 Eskom has announced that it will be reducing loadshedding to Stage 2 from 10:00 on Friday, following the return of additional generating units. The... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa promises ‘completely transformed energy landscape’ as he admits to loadshedding’s ‘devastating impact’

By: Terence Creamer     15th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged the “devastating impact” of almost daily loadshedding on the economy and the lives of South Africans but... 

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Nedbank CIB) Energy Finance Co-Head Amith Singh.

Power aggregators seen as key accelerators of South African mining’s energy transition 

By: Martin Creamer     13th February 2024 Many energy projects selling to one buyer, who in turn sells to many mines – this procurement model is seen as a key financial tool to accelerate... 

Image of Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

Households can now apply to sell their excess solar power to the City of Cape Town 

By: Irma Venter     12th February 2024 The City of Cape Town is now enabling households to earn cash for the power generated from their solar photovoltaic generation systems.  Mayor... 

Electricity tariffs are currently determined using the MYPD methodology and involve various adjudication steps, including the public hearings pictured here

Not practical to implement new ‘black box’ tariff rules from 2025, Eskom insists  

By: Terence Creamer     12th February 2024 Eskom says the Electricity Pricing Determination Rules (EPDR) approved by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) in December cannot... 

Loadshedding affecting traffic lights

Eskom to downgrade loadshedding to Stages 3 and 4 from Tuesday

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th February 2024 Power utility Eskom plans to downgrade loadshedding to Stage 3 from 05:00 on Tuesday. This will be followed by Stage 4 loadshedding from 16:00 on... 

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa

Ramokgopa denies President’s pre-Stage 6 SoNA assertions caused embarrassment and insists loadshedding ‘corner has been turned’ 

By: Terence Creamer     11th February 2024 Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa has move to defend the statement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa moots ‘innovative investment models’ for grid as he reiterates support for power and logistics reform 

By: Terence Creamer     8th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa used his final State of the Nation Address ahead of upcoming elections to reiterate government’s commitment to reforms in... 

Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim

Standard Bank not expecting major fiscal slippage despite election pressures 

By: Terence Creamer     7th February 2024 Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim does not anticipate “material fiscal slippage” in the 2024 Budget, despite expenditure pressures... 

Power lines

Nersa makes far-reaching changes to tariff rules, but implementation timing uncertain 

By: Terence Creamer     6th February 2024 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has approved far-reaching changes to the way electricity tariffs will be set in future, but... 

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