Lookout for COC fraud

As the need for energy alternatives increases in South Africa, the use of gas as an ideal alternative energy source keeps growing. Domestic, commercial and industrial sectors are increasingly incorporating gas in their energy mix. As an electrician is required … Read More

Safety tips to avert gas explosions

“Consumers are advised to only purchase appliances that have a permit verification number displayed on them.” Gas explosions are unpredictable and more often than not result in death. The most recent one was a 30-year-old woman who died after an … Read More

Eskom shock: ‘Errors’ could push up electricity prices by 50%

Chief financial officer at power utility says energy regulator Nersa’s adding errors and missing emails could substantially push up electricity prices. A few alleged adding errors and missing emails could cost electricity consumers billions of rands and push up electricity … Read More

UPDATE: Load shedding moves to Stage 4 from 1pm until 10pm today

The bad news has doubled, from 2,000MW you can kiss goodbye to 4,000MW. Eskom has announced that the rotational load shedding it first notified South Africans of yesterday, and which they said this morning would take place from 9am until … Read More

Price of Eskom electricity expected to double by 2021

SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 14: Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe during the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and (National Union of Metalworkers Union of South Africa (NUMSA) members protest at Eskom’s Megawatt Park, demanding salary increases on June 14, 2018 … Read More