Solar industry wants clarity on generation capacity
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association says the draft regulations on generation capacity continue to fall short of addressing municipalities’ needs.
Eskom’s IT systems still slow after data centre ‘incident’
While a significant number of the most critical functions have been recovered, restoration of some systems has been delayed, says Eskom.
The true cost of missed business opportunities during load-shedding
Load-shedding can have a devastating impact on your company, but there are simple (and often affordable) measures that can be taken to mitigate the losses.
Mixed bag for telecoms as spectrum nears, load-shedding hurts
Load-shedding will have a negative impact on existing telecommunications infrastructure, warns National Treasury’s review document.
Regulator approves 75 firms to generate their own power
SA’s energy regulator green-lights 75 applications from private companies wanting to generate energy for self-use.
Ramaphosa sees renewables as answer to Eskom’s woes
The president indicates that renewable energy can be the answer to the country’s energy supply needs.
Govt sites down as load-shedding knocks out SITA data centre
The agency confirms network downtime as a result of load-shedding, affecting availability of some government Web sites.
Govt hints at expediting renewables into energy mix
As power blackouts persist, minister Gwede Mantashe says government will allow IPPs to bring Window 4 capacity on stream earlier.