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Eskom: Experts predict a bleak winter of load shedding ahead

If you want to get into the stock market, we suggest investing your money into any well-known candle manufacturers: They are going to be very busy for the foreseeable future, as Eskom continue to roll out their punishing load shedding schedules. Throughout Monday night and into Tuesday morning, Stage 2 load shedding has been in […]

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Eskom announces Stage 2 load shedding overnight

CAPE TOWN – Eskom on Monday evening said it would move from Stage 4 to Stage 2 load-shedding at 11pm and extended an apology to consumers after days of escalating scheduled power cuts. “Eskom is currently implementing Stage 4 rotational load shedding which commenced at 9am and will continue until 11pm today. Load shedding will […]

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Get ready for full day of Stage 4 load shedding on Monday – Eskom

Eskom has announced that South Africans will face a full day of Stage 4 load shedding on Monday as it battles a shortage of capacity. The power utility implemented Stage 4 load shedding on Sunday. It said rotational power cuts would continue throughout the night at Stage 2 level until 09:00 on Monday, when Stage […]

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ESKOM SAYS BRACE YOURSELVES FOR MORE LOAD SHEDDING TODAY

Eskom has attributed implementing stage 4 to the loss of capacity which includes imports from Mozambique. JOHANNESBURG – After implementing rotational load shedding throughout the night Eskom says it will continue with stage 4 from 8am to 11pm. In a statement, the power utility says it experienced a further decline in water reserves, which was used to […]

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Update: Eskom to implement Stage 3 load shedding for Saturday

Load shedding will move from Stage 2 to Stage 3 on Saturday, from 10:00. Earlier on Saturday morning the power utility said it would be implementing Stage 2 load shedding from 08:00 to 23:00 due to a shortage of capacity and a loss of additional generating units. But just after 10:00 the power utility alerted […]

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ESKOM WARNS OF HIGH RISK OF LOAD SHEDDING FOR WEDNESDAY

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom says that there is a high risk of load shedding for Wednesday as the system remains vulnerable. On Tuesday, the utility said there was only a medium risk of power cuts. The parastatal says that electricity will only be cut as a last resort. Last month, the country experienced five straight days […]

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How to choose the right solar geyser size for your home in South Africa in 2019

When it comes to buying a solar geyser, the size you choose can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. Granny cottages or staff units, with a kitchenette and shower, usually have basic hot water consumption needs and therefore don’t require a solar geyser with a large water storage capacity. If you buy a […]

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What are the best solar batteries in 2019 available to South Africans

There are certain specifications you should use when evaluating your solar battery options, such as how long the solar battery will last or how much power it can provide. Below, learn about all of the criteria that you should use to compare your home energy storage options, as well as the different types of solar […]

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Useful Tips to Deal with Load Shedding in South Africa in 2018

Many South African households get caught off-guard by sudden, unexpected periods of load shedding. Load shedding involves switching off parts of the electricity network in sequence, to ease the pressure on the power grid and ensure a stable supply across the country. While it can be a very annoying inconvenience, it should also be a wake-up call to […]

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Low probability of load shedding for Saturday

Eskom says there is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day on Saturday, but that the probability of rotational loadshedding could increase towards the evening as demand increases. On Friday, Eskom announced that there was a high risk of loadshedding over the next 30 days, as recovery teams started fixing damage the power […]

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