Scammers have been bluffing their way into people’s homes by posing as City of Cape Town officials, before stealing personal items.
Amazon has announced that it will be adding 26 new “utility-scale” wind and solar projects around the world, including in South Africa.
Eskom wants to introduce a new ‘critical peak day tariff’, with the aim of decreasing electricity consumption in South Africa.
Unfortunately, load shedding is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t stay connected, online, and active when the lights go out.
Jozi prepaid electricity users have been left in the dark following a ransomware attack on City Power’s systems.
Load shedding has been suspended, but experts know that it will soon be back with a bang. Here’s how to keep your business going when the lights go out.
If you’re keen to avoid load shedding forever, you might want to consider going off the grid. Here’s how much it will cost, according to three local companies.
If you’re feeling economically drained, you aren’t alone. Here’s how the cost of living in South Africa compares to other countries.
Bloomberg compared the mileage and efficiency of various fuels, in order to determine whether electric cars really are the most eco-friendly way to travel.
South Africans are not going to be happy with the struggling power utility, which released its financial results today. It’s a trainwreck.
Brace yourself – the cash-strapped utility is implementing load shedding around the country, with today’s efforts kicking off at 11:30 this morning.
The City of Cape Town is looking to cover some additional costs, and it’s the people who will have to make up the difference.
Eskom has a knack for failing to deliver necessary services to the public, and now the Public Prosecutor has fired back with some stinging criticism.
As South Africa’s electricity prices soar, it’s in everyone’s interest to be aware of just which appliances are sucking the life out of your household.
A week of electricity deserves nothing more than a national headline as Eskom attempts to encourage positivity with its epically failed brand.
Here’s a lighthearted article about Eskom and what the world thinks of our little energy crisis.
Are you afraid of the dark? Sorry for you. Eskom says the darkness will carry on for a good few years. You can either invest in a candle factory or go Off The Grid.
Finally, an easy way to organise your day around Eskom’s magnificent load shedding. Now you can still have the girls over for tea and actually have boiling water. #FunTimes
Time to schedule your life down to the tee, as one of the sources we take for granted in our daily lives gets sporadically taken away from us.
With Winter in full force in the Cape (even though it doesn’t seem like it most days), electrical bills are skyrocketing, with citizens claiming that their bills “almost doubled”, but why is this?
Why is the one size battery we use the most – the ‘penlight’ – so damn expensive? Surely something so heavily used would have come down in price by now? Well, they have. Try R169 for 48 AA batteries! DELIVERED!
When the last lightbulb goes out, and the last diesel generator is snatched away from you at the bombed-out Pick n Pay, how will you charge your laptop so you can go on Facebook and like statuses?