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Eskom Urges South Africans to Use Electricity Sparingly

Eskom, South Africa's main electricity provider, urged South Africans to continue using electricity sparingly to help them limit the impact of loadshedding as it will be implementing stage 2 loadshedding from 10pm tonight until 5am tomorrow…

Western Cape Wants To Be the First Province to Ditch Load-shedding As It Moves Away From Eskom

As part of the Western Cape’s promise to eliminate load shedding, the provincial government says it has assisted 24 local municipalities and the City of Cape Town with their small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) projects. This forms part…

Garden Route to Get R1.2-billion Solar Farm to Counter Load-shedding

A R1.2-billion solar farm project has been approved by the National Treasury, Kannaland municipal manager Reynold Stevens has confirmed. Stevens announced the project during an oversight visit to the Garden Route district municipality recently,…

Cape Town Moves to Set Up Own Electricity Supply

Cape Town wants to set up its own independent power producer office to secure renewable energy, following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement during his Sona address that municipalities in good financial standing will be allowed to procure…

South Africa Will Embrace Private Power Generation, President Ramaphosa Says

South Africa will embrace efforts by businesses to generate their own electricity, President Cyril Ramaphosa said recently, reacting to growing frustration at red tape throttling private power generation. Ramaphosa is under pressure over…