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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.

3:30
Apr 23, 2020

Side-stepping load-shedding by going green

AWPower designed and installed a solar PV system at a home to avoid downtime during load-shedding and saving on electricity costs.

2:30
Mar 25, 2020

NERSA seeks 13MW from independent power producers

The energy regulator publishes two draft determinations by the energy minister, which is the first step in getting new electricity generation capacity in SA.

1:50
Mar 16, 2020

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.

1:20
Mar 13, 2020

Data centre ‘incident’ adds to Eskom’s woes

The power utility is hit by an unexplained “incident” at its data centre, as it implements stage four load-shedding.

4:10
Mar 6, 2020

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.

1:20

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.

6:10

Mboweni gets ICT advice

On the eve of the budget speech, ICT sector pundits give minister Tito Mboweni some tips, as expectation for tech-driven solutions remains high.

2:10
Feb 21, 2020

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.

4:40

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.

2:20
Dec 12, 2019

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.

2:40
Dec 11, 2019

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.

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