eskom blackouts

May 12, 2011

Blackouts: green energy frozen out

South Africa could be in for more power disruptions when power consumption increases in winter, with Eskom warning that power supply is tight. While reduced power […]
October 26, 2010

Eskom sees 1 000-MW shortfall in 2012

South African power utility Eskom calculates that South Africa’s electricity shortfall could peak in 2012 at 9 TWh, the equivalent of 1 000 MW, having confirmed […]
October 9, 2010

‘Extraordinary’ measures required for SA to avoid blackouts from 2011 to 2016

Without “extraordinary” supply- and demand-side intervention, South Africa could face a cumulative electricity shortfall of 42-terawatt-hours (TWh) between 2011 through to 2016, the newly published ‘Medium […]