Despite some relief in June and July, load shedding is back to its old tricks, and the long-term view is not good.
South Africans have spent a significant portion of the year so far in total darkness - and things aren't letting up.
The latest power availability statistics show that South Africa's power situation is a critical balancing act.
June load shedding data shows that generation and power availability has bounced back - but experts warn it may not last.
It seems like Eskom is trying something new to keep consumers happy amid record-levels of load shedding in May.
South Africa's blackout hours are mounting.
The hours of actual blackouts experienced by the average South African are adding up fast.