Zuma's silence on Eskom privatisation worrying - Cosatu

2016-02-12 14:24

Cosatu says it is 'very worrying' that President Jacob Zuma is 'silent on Treasury’s crude plans to privatise Eskom' during his State of the Nation address.

There will be no electricity cuts in Free State, says Cogta

2016-02-09 11:48

The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs in the Free State is confident there will be no electricity cuts in the province, despite municipalities owing Eskom R842m.

Westinghouse counters Eskom, Areva appeal to ConCourt

2016-02-05 07:38

In the ongoing dispute of a R5bn contract awarded to Areva by Eskom, Westinghouse has now opposed their applications for leave to appeal a SCA judgement.

Gordhan vs Molefe in potential sale of Eskom stake

2016-02-04 19:23

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has argued for the sale of a stake in Eskom at a meeting of ANC leaders and government officials last week, putting him in conflict with the Eskom CEO.

Bad experiences will help us make better decisions - Eskom

2016-02-04 14:41

Eskom believes that the experiences it has had over the last few years will assist it in making better decisions regarding methods of keeping the lights on.

Eskom, Jozi 'must target illegal connections together'

2016-02-03 14:29

Who is actually responsible for electricity reticulation in Zandspruit, and for removing these illegal and dangerous electricity connections?

N Cape premier seeks debt deal with Eskom

2016-02-02 06:51

Sylvia Lucas, the premier of the Northern Cape, will lead a high-level meeting with Eskom following power cuts to five municipalities last week.

Eskom, municipality in dispute over R5m bill

2016-02-01 13:30

Officials at a municipality in Mpumalanga have rejected Eskom’s allegations that they failed to settle a R5m electricity bill, which will result in their power supply being cut.

Eskom slams Gupta coal report as mischievous

2016-01-31 15:24

Eskom has denied reports that a mine linked to the Gupta family has been awarded a contract to supply coal for its Arnot power plant.

Eskom pulls plug on defaulting NC municipalities

2016-01-29 09:12

Eskom has interrupted power supply to five Northern Cape municipalities due to non-payment.


Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoff

2016-02-10 21:13

The Kannaland Municipality is urgently looking for R12.7 million to avoid getting cut off by Eskom later in February.

Over 8 000 oppose Eskom price increases

2016-02-08 19:01

The hearings into Eskom's application for a tariff increase to recoup R22.8bn for the 2013/14 financial year, have drawn strong public opposition.

'Heartbeat' of Kusile Unit 1 nearing completion

2016-02-05 06:56

The “heartbeat” of Eskom’s Kusile Unit 1 is nearing completion, an important milestone in the coal power station’s journey to feed electricity into the grid.

Electricity production, consumption decreases

2016-02-04 17:17

Both electricity production and consumption decreased in South Africa in December, according to Statistics SA.

Glencore held gun to our head - Eskom CEO

2016-02-03 18:38

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says he felt as if there 'was a gun to our head' in negotiations with Glencore over a coal supply contract.

Eskom mulling repayment plans for NC municipalities

2016-02-02 20:00

The Northern Cape government will hear by Friday whether power utility Eskom will agree to renegotiate 'more affordable' repayment plans with municipalities.

Eskom can't afford 'exorbitant' coal - Molefe

2016-02-01 18:48

Eskom can’t afford to pay 'exorbitant' amounts of money for coal used in its plants, Chief Executive Officer Brian Molefe says.

Eskom security guard's long ride to law degree

2016-02-01 07:11

A Koeberg security guard has worked long and hard to make his dreams come true. And now he is the proud holder of a Bachelor of Law degree.

Gupta connection cloud over Eskom coal supplier

2016-01-29 13:07

Eskom is allegedly buying coal for its Arnot plant from a mine being bought by a company controlled by the Gupta family, friends of President Jacob Zuma, say sources.

Ted Blom doubts usefulness of Nersa hearings

2016-01-28 06:36

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa hearings have been “bitterly disappointing” and “have not worked”, says energy analyst Ted Blom.

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