CAROL PATON: Eskom green deal still in play as De Ruyter heads for Glasgow

CAROL PATON: Eskom green deal still in play as De Ruyter heads for Glasgow 🔒 @politicsblahbla

2021-10-27 06:31:00 PM

CAROL PATON: Eskom green deal still in play as De Ruyter heads for Glasgow 🔒 politicsblahbla

The government is not doing what it should to solve the utility’s problems or achieve lower emissions

Carol PatonWith the country repeatedly plunged into darkness as Eskom’s decrepit power stations fail, the need for a solution to the electricity supply problem is urgent. Investments must be made in new generation, both Eskom’s and privately owned, and into Eskom’s transmission grid. There is no avoiding this, and it will not help the country if the government fails to grasp the nettle, no matter how much it stings.

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At the same time, the world is gathering in Glasgow to secure new national commitments for emissions reduction and to commit to funding for developing countries to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The developed world has previously committed to making available $100bn a year in grants and concessional loans, every year for five years. Not all the money is there yet...

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LIVESTREAM | Eskom provides update on system challenges

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter is back with an update on the grid.

politicsblahbla What the fuck is he going to do at Glasgow if he can't do what he was hired to do at Eskom...I wonder where are all those useless martyr who marched to 'SaveSA' but can't say a word about this useless racist and his loadshedding,amazing he's still CEO and the indian who hired him

Ramaphoria still the major dynamic at play in ANC’s election chancesThe big question is whether the Ramaphosa effect has been sustained over the past two years, writes Carol Paton What ramaphoria? I see ramaLooterProtector, ramaLameDuck and ramaBankruptANC.

The state of South Africa's power stations - according to EskomEskom needs to add thousands of megawatts to SA's power grid in the next two years, just to keep up with the country's needs, says Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer. We rely on your advices Sir it's not your fault koko inflicted more problems that will take long to resolve but one thing at a time and patience no swearing jy Ken jou werk

SA given just 30 minutes' notice as load-shedding brought forward to 6pmLoad-shedding will start at 6pm on Monday instead of 9pm, embattled power utility Eskom confirmed.

SA given just 30 minutes' notice as load-shedding brought forward to 6pmLoad-shedding will start at 6pm on Monday instead of 9pm, embattled power utility Eskom confirmed. What’s new

Coal miners partner with EskomEskom is partnering with coal miners Exxaro and Seriti Resources to develop renewable energy projects. This partnership means that should the Coal miners and Eskom have a fight they will leave the paying customers in the dark 😂

Eskom implements Stage 2 load shedding from 6pmEskom has announced it will be implementing Stage 2 load shedding three hours earlier. Loadshedding has just become a welcomed thing by South Africans,if this was happening in Zuma's administration,the useless foundations,DA,EFF, COSATU,SACP,SACC and many others who get to b lapdogs of WMC would be up in arms,WHY is Ramaphosa so protected?