Medupi’s Unit 6 has officially gone online.
It was launched by President Jacob Zuma in Limpopo on Sunday.
The unit will pump a much-needed 800 megawatts into the country’s electricity supply.
President Zuma says the economy will benefit from the … Read the rest
Police have clashed with striking workers at various hostels housing construction workers of Medupi Power Station in Limpopo.
The workers had barricaded the streets and entrances to the hostels preventing buses to pick up workers to the construction site.
They … Read the rest
The Los Angeles Times reports Israel cut the power to more than 700,000 Palestinians in two of Palestine’s largest urban areas, Nablus and Jenin, for more than 45 minutes “and warned that more outages are coming if Palestinian officials don’t … Read the rest
THE country is not experiencing a power supply crisis, Eskom said on Monday.
“There is no crisis at Eskom. I think the way Eskom gets reported on creates the perception of a crisis,” CEO Tshediso Matona told reporters in Johannesburg.… Read the rest
There will not be power cuts as a result of the Majuba power station crisis anywhere in the country, Eskom said.
“There will be no load shedding today . We managed to restore coal supplies to two of the six … Read the rest
John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels.
The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the Rockefeller Brothers … Read the rest
The signing in Vienna – at the margins of the 58th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference – of a strategic nuclear partnership between Russia and South Africa, has met with criticism from the mining sector.
The … Read the rest
Power was restored in Lawley and Lenasia South on Friday while other parts of Johannesburg could be left in the dark over the weekend, City Power said.
“It will take a maximum of two to three days to restore power … Read the rest
Traffic was affected by power outages on the West Rand and parts of northern Johannesburg on Thursday morning, Johannesburg metro police department (JMPD) said.
“We are experiencing power outages in the West Rand: Roodepoort, Florida, Constantia Kloof. Also, as well … Read the rest