Government is wrong to claim it is reducing load shedding; any wins so far are due to private investment, experts have said.
Browsing: Chris Yelland
Stage-6 blackouts will be implemented with immediate effect and will continue until at least Monday.
Virtual wheeling should facilitate greater energy investment by the private sector and municipalities in South Africa.
Government is making overtures to power plant OEMs to become more involved in the running of the utility.
Eskom CEO André de Ruyter survived an attempt to murder him in his office in December, according to a report by energy expert Chris Yelland.
Energy expert Chris Yelland said the utility has told him that its emergency open-cycle gas turbines will remain silent until then.
South Africa could produce over five million tonnes of green hydrogen a year by 2040, according to a plan it presented at the UN climate summit.
Energy expert Chris Yelland has warned that if Eskom gets its way, the economy will go into “a nosespin”.
Eskom chief financial officer Calib Cassim has confirmed that Eskom has applied for an average tariff increase of 20.5% for the next financial year.
Those units in Eskom’s coal fleet that do work are being utilised at a rate of more than 90% versus an international benchmark of 70% – and that concerns lenders, an energy expert has said.