The government has raised the licensing threshold for embedded power generation in South Africa from 1MW to 100MW, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.
Eskom has announced that it will increase load shedding to stage 4 from 14h00 until 22h00 on Wednesday (9 June).
Eskom will suspend load shedding from 12h00 to 17h00 on Friday to allow Parliament to pass various appropriation bills.
An investigation has cleared Eskom CEO André de Ruyter of racism allegations levelled by dismissed chief procurement officer Solly Tshitangano.
Eskom has slashed its debt by a whopping R83 billion, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told Parliament.
A Bloomberg report says President Cyril Ramaphosa is considering moving several SOEs from Pravin Gordhan’s Public Enterprises Department.
Eskom said generation capacity is “severely constrained.” Find out where to check stage 2 load shedding schedule here.
Eskom’s board of directors says it will appoint an independent Senior Counsel to investigate racism claims against CEO André de Ruyter.
This is the second time in several days that Eskom has implemented load shedding, signalling a deterioration of South Africa’s power supply constraints.
Eskom says it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 12pm on Friday until Sunday.