Tag: #eskom #eskomcrisis #ramaphosa #eskomloadshedding

Cabinet wants new Eskom boss De Ruyter to start work earlier

The pressure is on for Incoming Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter as he is being urged by cabinet to start his role sooner than the 15th of January. As of recently, the struggling state owned entity has sent shockwaves through the nation with a load shedding crisis that has lasted for 2 weeks. Energy expert Ted Blom joins CNBC Africa for more.

Some businesses cashing in on #EskomCrisis

Since the announcement of Stage 6 load shedding, energy products have flying off the shelves. From solar to rechargeables and even the good old fashioned candles and batteries are flying off the shelves. CNBC Africa Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Danisile Sithole from Internal Sales and Media Relations at Turner Morris on how this recent demand surge compares to 2008?

Are renewables ready to fill up the energy gap in South Africa?

South Africa’s power crisis continues to be top of mind for businesses and society. The ruling ANC is hosting a special meeting today to discuss immediate remedies to the power problems.

Are renewables part of Eskom’s call for an extra 5000MW?

President Cyril Ramaphosa said that an additional 5 000 megawatts is needed to sustain state-owned power utility, Eskom but is renewable energy on the agenda?

Why this analyst thinks it’s unwise for Ramaphosa to guarantee no load-shedding after March next year

After a week of various stages of load-shedding, President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that after March next year there will be no load-shedding for good but how certain are we that this will be the case. Energy Expert, Chris Yelland joins CNBC Africa for more.

#EskomCrisis threaten SA economy – Is there a way out the darkness?

Join this CNBC Africa panel as we unpack the Eskom crisis and find solutions to turn around the beleaguered SOE.