Six tips to balance your laundry schedule with Eskom’s load shedding schedule | The Citizen

While load shedding isn’t a new phenomenon to South Africans, the last few months with it having escalated to a daily occurrence, has Mzansi fed-up trying to organise their lives around Eskom’s inability to keep the country’s lights on. ALSO SEE: Civil servants set to strike on Thursday over wage impasse with government How to … Read more

Godongwana says reports Treasury will take over portion of Eskom’s debt are ‘inaccurate’ | The Citizen

Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana on Thursday said reports that the National Treasury plans to take over a portion of Eskom’s R392-billion debt were inaccurate. The reports also claimed this would happen on a condition that the power utility builds new coal, gas and nuclear plants. Untrue and misunderstanding “This is untrue and a misunderstanding … Read more

Free State Agriculture makes submissions opposing Eskom’s 32% price increase request | The Citizen

Free State Agriculture (FSA) has on Monday made submissions to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) opposing Eskom’s 32% price increase request. This after Eskom announced that it would be applying for a 32% tariff hike for implementation on 1 April 2023. According to the power utility, this was due to increases in … Read more

Load shedding: MMC Sun seeks to loosen Eskom’s grip on City of Joburg | The Citizen

The City of Johannesburg may be forced to endure stage 5 load shedding now, but hope could be on the horizon, the Department of Environment and Infrastructure Services (EISD) said on Saturday. The breakdown of five generating units overnight on Friday and Saturday morning, with combined capacity of 2 400MW, necessitated the escalation of rolling … Read more

Nersa has very little room to limit Eskom’s proposed 32% tariff hike | The Citizen

On the eve of public hearings about Eskom’s application for a 32% tariff increase next year, it has become clear that energy regulator Nersa will have little room to deviate from Eskom’s numbers and limit the increase substantially. Independent economist Elize Kruger earlier said such an increase will have a hugely negative impact on the … Read more