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Eskom Moves Load Shedding to Stage 3 [press release]

Eskom will move from stage 2 to stage 3 load shedding at 16:00 today, which is expected to continue until 22:00. This is due to a further shortage of generation capacity as additional units have …

Minister Brown Updates the Nation On Electricity Shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom’s residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches.

The Minister said this following the power utility’s decision to implement load shedding …

Preferred Bidders for Renewable Energy Programme Announced

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has announced the preferred bidders for phase four of the Independent Power Producer (IPP) procurement programme, who are expected to feed an additional 1 121 Megawatts to the grid.

The Minister’s …

Social Development on Departmental Branding on Luxury Cars [press release]

The Department of Social Development has noted with concern the photographs circulating on social media showing an Audi TT and other luxury vehicles displaying the department’s branding and National Coat of Arms.

The department would …

Load Shedding Enters Day Five

Eskom is implementing stage one of load shedding this morning.

The implementation which started at 06:00 this morning is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.

This makes it the fifth consecutive day of rolling …

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