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System remains constrained and vulnerable: Eskom

No load-shedding is expected, however, Eskom continues to warn the country the system remains constrained and vulnerable. On Monday, the power utility announced that over 13 000 megawatts have been lost due to breakdowns. Source:...

Eskom needs R187bn to comply with new emissions laws

South Africa’s power utility Eskom needs around R187 billion to comply fully with existing legislation curbing harmful emissions. This is according to a government presentation to parliament which was presented on Wednesday. Eskom, which uses...

Stage 1 load-shedding for Friday

Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza said that the power utility would implement stage one load shedding on Friday and did not foresee the need for further power cuts thereafter. Source:...

4IR: ICT and energy sectors equally crucial

Energy has played an enabling role in each of the past industrial revolutions, and the fourth is no different. But instead of powering factory machinery and steam engines, it is powering everything from communication backbone to access networks,...