Transmission and Distribution

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rotational loadshedding

POWER ALERT: rotational loadshedding on high alert

Eskom announced a high risk of rotational loadshedding for Monday, 11 March, due to loss of generating units at its power stations.
tariff hikes

OUTA speaks out on NERSA decision

NERSA has approved Eskom’s request for tariff increases to 9.41%, 8.10% and 5.22% price increases for years 2019/20 to 2021/22 respectively.
Ed's Note

Ed’s Note | Does corruption cause crisis – or does crisis...

Ed's Note: Political parties competing for voters’ attention will use the Eskom crisis as a tool without making any difference to the utility’s woes.

Rwanda: EDCL is calling on bidders to install transmission lines

EDCL invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the installation of low voltage and medium voltage lines in Eastern province of Rwanda.
dysfunctional municipalities

South African dysfunctional municipalities receiving help

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs says dysfunctional municipalities are improving service delivery due to interventions.
zero tolerance

Op-Ed: The truth about a zero tolerance policy

Businesses take different approaches to alcohol zero tolerance in the workplace, while the OHS Act dictates many of the rules that businesses implement.
power transmission

Tender: REA seeks distribution transformers

Rural Electrification Agency has received funds to be used for the acquisition of supply and delivery of self-protected distribution transformers.
water security

AfDB well underway with water supply and sanitation project

In Swaziland, communities of Ezulwini Valley in north west Eswatini, will soon benefit from a water supply and sanitation project funded...
rotational loadshedding

Power alert: Eskom loadshedding update

South African state-owned power utility Eskom has this morning announced that there is a high risk of rotational loadshedding and will be...
overcome loadshedding

ESI Poll: Will charges be brought against Koko?

Take the poll: Will charges be brought against Koko in terms of documents released by ABB showing that the former Eskom CEO arranged for kickbacks?

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