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Eskom Activates Stage 2 loadshedding over the weekend

Eskom will implement Stage 2 loadshedding throughout the weekend. It will run from 8 in the morning until 10 in the evening on Saturday and Sunday. Eskom spokesperson, Sikonathi Mantshantsha said the power utility said the system remains vulnerable and unreliable and that it is necessary to replenish its emergency generation units. "Eskom will starting tomorrow at 8am implement Stage 2 loadshedding. This will go on until 10pm. Again at 8am on Sunday we will implement stage 2 loadshedding until 10pm. This is

  1 year ago ago
Eskom Activates Stage 2 loadshedding over the weekend

POLITICS

Eskom will cut power supply in five municipalities. This is how much they owe

Escom has announced that it will cut power supply from five municipalities starting from this week due to not honouring their respective payment plan to settle outstanding owing millions. The utility bills spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha announced this on Monday that the power will be cut from these municipalities starting from Wednesday from the hour of 6 a.m in the morning until 8 p.m in the evening daily. He said any residents who wish to know the reason and more clarity should contact their respective

  1 year ago ago
Eskom will cut power supply in five municipalities. This is how much they owe

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Loadshedding expected to last until September

Eskom says there's a high danger of loadshedding until at any rate September this year. Prior, the beset power utility reported the beginning of Stage 2 rotational blackouts that would proceed until Sunday night. This is because of the deficiency of age limit.  Two age units at the Kusile Power Station stumbled because of the disappointment of the principle coal feed transport lines providing coal to the units. Also, a unit each at the Kriel and Duvha stumbled because of unanticipated breakdowns.  Eskom Spokesperson

  10 months ago ago
Loadshedding expected to last until September

ECONOMY-FINANCE

‘South Africans Are Yet To See The Worst, This Is Just The Beginning Of Load Shedding,’ Eskom Warns.

The power utility apologized for 'burdening' South Africans once more. Eskom has declared it will expand load shedding to Stage 4 from 2pm this evening until 10pm around evening time. Stage 4 load shedding Representative Sikonathi Mantshantsha says this is because of extra breakdowns of a unit at Medupi and two units at Duvha power station, just as the high winter interest.

  5 months ago ago
‘South Africans Are Yet To See The Worst, This Is Just The Beginning Of Load Shedding,’ Eskom Warns.

CRIME

MUST SEE : Community members 'violently' kidnap two Eskom employees to restore illegal connections

Two Eskom workers were alledgedly kidnapped by residents of Zonkizizwe on Sunday the 29th of June to restore their illegal electricity connections. According to Eskom's Spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha, one of the kidnapped Eskom employees lives in the Zonkizizwe area. The technician was on his way home and was followed by a huge crowd, he was then surrounded at his home. According to a report by News24, the technicians escaped the wrath of the community after an hour of being held captive. Mantshantsha said

  1 year ago ago
MUST SEE : Community members 'violently' kidnap two Eskom employees to restore illegal connections

ACCIDENT

The family was in pain after the body of a family member was found in a ditch

The Dube family was shocked after the body of a family member was found in a ditch behind a Caltex garage in Dube near the railway line. According to the family, the deceased was a man who was about 60 years old. The deceased was last seen on Sunday afternoon at 4pm. The body was found by a passer-by who knew the Dube family was looking for a member and then informed them that the missing member had been found. The family says they are still waiting for the police to see if have any injuries. May God grant Dube

  1 year ago ago
The family was in pain after the body of a family member was found in a ditch

POLITICS

Escom announces new strategy that could avert load shedding

Escom has said its currently doing everything to avert the load shedding across the country. The utility bills said it believes those who have surrendered their area to theie audits including companies should not suffer from the criminality they knew nothing about. Therefore, in other to make load shedding become extinct, as planned, it has now developed a new strategy that will replace load shedding. The strategy according to the Escom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha is called load reduction. It is different

  1 year ago ago
Escom announces new strategy that could avert load shedding

SOCIETY

Eskom: No load shedding expected yet after Kendal Power Station fire.

CAPE TOWN - Eskom on Monday said it was not hoping to wind down your power because of the fire at its Kendal Power Plant. One of the units at the Mpumalanga plant stumbled on Saturday and got land. Two different units were additionally influenced and were thusly closed down.

  2 months ago ago
Eskom: No load shedding expected yet after Kendal Power Station fire.

BUSINESS

South Africa to face load reduction and not loadshedding - Find out how it will affect you

Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha has announced that much of the provinces power outages is in fact load reduction and not loadshedding. Loadshedding as many know it is when there is not enough capacity to generate electricity for all of South Africa. According to Mantshantsha in an interview with Aubrey Masango on 702, load reduction is power outages as a result of the over use of electricity in high density areas mainly in townships. Eskom cuts off electricity as the pressure induced by high usage

  1 year ago ago
South Africa to face load reduction and not loadshedding - Find out how it will affect you

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Bad news for ESKOM company

ESKOM is set to lose more than R700million when it discards its disputable, multi-million rand private improvement project, Die Wilge Flats, in Mpumalanga.  The development of Die Wilge Flats outside Kusile power station in eMalahleni has required 10 years is as yet deficient at multiple occasions the financial plan. The expense of the task mysteriously swelled from the planned R160m in 2008 to R840m when the venture was deserted in 2019. Notwithstanding, Eskom is in cutting edge dealings with the Department

  7 months ago ago
Bad news for ESKOM company

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

Eskom Anticipates Loadshedding Today

Ahead of the cold front, Eskom is warning that there could be a possibility of loadshedding tonight. Sikonathi Mantshantsha the utility's spokesperson, said that the power cuts may occur between 4pm and 10pm. "This constrained situation shall persist throughout the weekend," he said after clarifying that he was not sure if the loadshedding would be implemented today or not. Loadshedding has been on hold in South Africa since the beginning of lockdown which was over three months ago. These news are obviously

  1 year ago ago
Eskom Anticipates Loadshedding Today

POLITICS

Big Trouble For Ramaphosa And ANC As Hoodlums Attacks Eskom Workers After Strong Message

Eskom enraged over assaults on its chiefs  Johannesburg - The leading body of Eskom has prevented charges from getting power misuse and acquisition abnormalities leveled against the force utility's leader the board including CEO André de Ruyter.

  8 months ago ago
Big Trouble For Ramaphosa And ANC As Hoodlums Attacks Eskom Workers After Strong Message

POLITICS

Eskom Not Ruling Out The Possibility Of A Dark Chrismast !

Eskom isn't always making plans to put into effect load dropping this festive season, however it can't assure South Africans will now no longer have a “darkish Christmas” because of its energy vegetation breaking down unexpectedly. Spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha stated load dropping might simplest show up if some thing went critically incorrect with any of the country wide energy vegetation. “Eskom is presently capable of meet the strength call for and has been for the beyond 30 days, performed so

  11 months ago ago
Eskom Not Ruling Out The Possibility Of A Dark Chrismast !

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Eskom Has Just Ditched Major Supervisor||So Sh0cking News

http://ewn.co.za/28xph CAPE TOWN – Eskom has suspended its head supervisor at the Koeberg Power station. The force utility said it suspended Velaphi Ntuli while examinations are being led into his exhibition at the Nuclear force station. Representative Sikonathi Mantshantsha said, "Eskom can affirm that the Koeberg power station senior supervisor was put on suspension while examinations concerning the exhibition of the atomic office are directed."

  5 months ago ago
Eskom Has Just Ditched Major Supervisor||So Sh0cking News

SOCIETY

A dark weekend for South Africans.

Eskom has confirmed that stage two load shedding will be implemented from midday to 23:00 Friday,05 February 2021. The power cuts will continue until Sunday the 7th. If most of your weekend plans consisted of being indoors, you may want to reconsider and opt for nature instead of electronics – with a face mask of course!.Spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha: "Load shedding has been exacerbated by the forced shutdown of five generation units at the Medupi power station as a result of the inability to get coal

  9 months ago ago
A dark weekend for South Africans.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

A dark weekend for SA as Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding until Sunday

Source: News24 Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding from noon on Friday, right through until 23:00 on Sunday evening, the power utility said. In a separate voice note distributed to media, Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha said the load shedding is due to the forced shut down of five generation units at Medupi power station. The power utility had a problem getting coal to the units, due to heavy rains in the Lephalale area on Thursday night, Mantshantsha said. The area experienced 65 mm of rain

  9 months ago ago
A dark weekend for SA as Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding until Sunday

BUSINESS

Eskom employees held hostage and forced to restore electricity

Eskom is currently implementing load reduction in many high-density areas in Gauteng that are prone to illegal connections, meter bypasses and vandalism of electricity infrastructure. The power utility explained the illegal connections cause extreme network overloading, power failures, and damage to its infrastructure. As a result two Eskom employees were kidnapped on Sunday and forced to restore illegal connections in Ekurhuleni. Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha confirmed that the two technicians managed

  1 year ago ago
Eskom employees held hostage and forced to restore electricity

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Eskom Remains Ready And Available To Account To Parliament As Required By Law.

Eskom stays prepared and accessible to record to Parliament as legally necessary," representative Sikhonathi Mantshantsha said in a proclamation.Johannesburg - Power utility Eskom on Thursday tossed its weight behind the parliamentary investigation into claims leveled against its CEO, André de Ruyter.

  8 months ago ago
Eskom Remains Ready And Available To Account To Parliament As Required By Law.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Eskom is promising Loadshedding stage 2 from 12pm today

"We regret to inform you that loadshedding stage 2 will be implemented from 12pm today until Sunday evening."- Eskom on Twitter. In brief summation of what causes all this loadshedding complications is that, Eskom is facing the challenge of a constraint power system, that will affect us until substantial new power capacity is available. According to Mantshantsha the current loadshedding has to do more with the cyclone Elouise and heavy rains, that we experienced in the past two weeks. It is reported that Eskom

  9 months ago ago
Eskom is promising Loadshedding stage 2 from 12pm today