Eskom has ‘gone completely rogue’ on green energy – IPP

2016-12-06 14:09

Opposition from Eskom and government infighting threatens to sabotage the world’s fastest-growing green energy programme.

Eskom questions Exxaro’s reduced BEE shareholding

2016-12-05 12:42

Mining company Exxaro’s plan to cut its black ownership to about 30% has sparked questions from state-owned electricity producer Eskom.

Greenpeace aims to block ‘anti-green’ Koko becoming Eskom CEO

2016-12-01 12:33

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko has waged a pro-nuclear and anti-renewable energy media battle in 2016, making him a controversial choice, says Greenpeace.

Koko steps in as acting Eskom CEO

2016-11-30 16:56

Matshela Koko will take over acting Eskom CEO after Brain Molefe quit the power utility following the damning state capture report.

Brian Molefe’s new mission: To defeat ‘white dominated economy’

2016-11-30 11:11

Outgoing Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has called on South Africans to defeat the “demon of racism and exploitation” to “sort out this white dominated economy”.

Draft energy plan is lightweight, superficial and dangerous - Yelland

2016-11-30 07:20

It is obvious that the artificial constraints on solar and wind in the draft IRP base-case is a political decision rather than a rational planning decision, says Chris Yelland.

Eskom downgrade: Call for forensic probe

2016-11-28 18:13

A forensic investigation should be conducted into Eskom in the wake of it being downgraded by S&P, says the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse.

Is the energy plan rigged?

2016-11-27 07:09

The updated Integrated Resource Plan pushes back the need for nuclear, but also limits wind power.

Zero greenfield investments for Zim's mining sector

2016-11-23 18:25

Investors are increasingly taking a backseat on Zimbabwe's mining sector, with the industry seeing no greenfield investments this year, says the chamber of mines.

Eskom's Koko uses nuclear 'scale and pace' card on IPPs

2016-11-22 07:44

Like the nuclear build programme, the growth in power purchase agreements with IPPs should be rolled out at a scale and pace that SA can afford, says Eskom's Matshela Koko.


Eskom escapes Moody’s ratings downgrade

2016-12-05 19:56

Moody's Investors Service has confirmed Eskom's rating after placing it on review for a downgrade.

Treasury battles SOEs for tender documents amid mammoth review

2016-12-02 16:13

Three state-owned entities, as well as the Department of Public Enterprises, have not supplied Treasury with documents for its tender review process.

SA adding 'too much' electricity to the grid - Brown

2016-11-30 20:12

South Africa is currently adding electricity to the national grid, which is more than what is required, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Guptas, Eskom still not budging on R2bn coal fine payment

2016-11-30 14:52

The Guptas, who part-own Optimum Coal Mine through Tegeta Resources and Energy with President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane, have yet to pay Eskom's R2.176bn fine.

FULL SPEECH: Brian Molefe gets tough on economic transformation

2016-11-30 11:02

Economic power in South Africa still resides in the hands of those who benefited from apartheid, says Eskom CEO Brian Molefe.

EFF: This is what will happen if a Gupta puppet controls Treasury

2016-11-29 20:07

The EFF has sketched a situation should a finance minister loyal to the Gupta family be successful in capturing National Treasury.

Fitch takes SA closer to junk status

2016-11-27 08:36

South Africa’s credit rating has edged closer to “junk” status as one of the three major international ratings agencies changed its outlook from stable to negative.

S&P downgrades Eskom over financial risks

2016-11-25 18:45

S&P Global Ratings has lowered Eskom’s long-term corporate credit rating by one notch, citing increased financial pressures.

Eskom to push ahead with nuclear despite proposed delay

2016-11-22 17:19

Eskom says it will publish its 9.6 GW nuclear plant request for proposals within the next six weeks, despite a new proposal that new nuclear energy should only start coming online in 2037.

Eskom could cut electricity to Zim over cash crunch - CEO

2016-11-21 19:38

The CEO of Zimbabwe's power utility Zesa says cash shortages could plunge Zimbabwe into darkness as Harare battles a cash crunch.

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