Koko: Eskom is open for business, seals deal to sell electricity

2017-03-23 17:47

Eskom has turned around and open for business with surplus capacity available, says acting chief executive Matshela Koko as the power utility clinched an electricity sales agreement with NamPower.

Eskom completes Majuba rebuild after silo collapse

2017-03-20 13:37

Power utility Eskom has completed reconstruction of the Majuba coal-fired station after a silo collapsed in November 2014.

UK solar fund looks to SA investors

2017-03-19 06:00

UK-based Foresight Solar Fund is looking to raise about R500 million from local investors as part of a £50 million (R796 million) capital raise.

eMalahleni faces Eskom blackout

2017-03-13 06:13

Mpumalanga’s once-thriving town is swimming in debt as well as indebtedness, which it blames on maladministration and collusion

After spiralling costs, Ingula is now powering the economy

2017-03-09 05:00

The Ingula pumped storage scheme, which has allegedly seen costs balloon from R8.9bn to R36bn, has pumped billions into South Africa's limping economy, boasts Eskom.

Eskom takes DA to court over defamatory remarks

2017-03-08 19:30

Eskom has filed court papers against the DA over "defamatory" remarks against the power utility and its acting CEO Matshela Koko.

Brown wants state capture inquiry to go ahead

2017-03-08 12:45

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she believes President Jacob Zuma should proceed with an inquiry as recommended by the former public protector.

Eskom suspends bulk power cut to 2 municipalities

2017-03-02 18:20

Eskom has suspended the planned interruption of bulk power supply to two municipalities after reaching agreements for the settlements of their arrears.

Coal truckers demand slowdown in govt IPP programme

2017-03-01 11:11

The government has to own up to the unintended consequences of the renewable IPP programme, say coal-truck drivers who brought the traffic to a halt over a contract feud.

FNB investigating Molefe’s ANC membership forms

2017-02-28 17:44

First National Bank has told News24 that it is investigating the stamp on one of Brian Molefe’s alleged ANC membership forms.


S&P holds Eskom rating steady

2017-03-22 19:52

Standard & Poor’s has kept Eskom's credit rating at BB-, following more certainty of government support and the outcome of the Nersa ruling on tariff hikes.

Eskom blows R311m

2017-03-19 08:26

The public enterprises minister wants to know why the power utility spent millions on an unapproved development project.

Rival unions ready to team up against Eskom

2017-03-13 10:02

Rival unions are reaching out to each other to unite against Eskom’s decision to close five power stations within five years.

Green too expensive for Eskom

2017-03-12 06:02

The troubled power utility can barely afford to comply with environmental compliance obligations, says public enterprises minister.

Policies threaten viability of Eskom and Transnet - Brown

2017-03-08 20:20

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says government policies and regulations threaten Eskom and Transnet’s future sustainability and should be addressed urgently.

Brown slates Eskom's ad, sponsorship spend

2017-03-08 17:14

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown doesn’t believe Eskom should spend any money on sponsorships or advertising, because everyone knows the brand.

Unions enter murky info war over Eskom, IPPs deal

2017-03-06 19:26

An information war about the economic benefits of green energy is heating up as unions embark on marches to protest against Eskom signing on more renewable IPPs.

AERIAL FOOTAGE: Over 250 truck drivers bring Pretoria to grinding halt

Take a look at this bird's-eye view of the over 250 protesting coal trucks that brought Pretoria to a grinding halt due to protest action.

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Eskom acting CEO weighs in on Tshwane coal truck protest

2017-03-01 07:49

Traffic jams have hit highways leading into the City of Tshwane as coal trucks blocked routes to protest against renewable energy projects.

Molefe funded ‘dirty war’ against Gordhan - Maynier

2017-02-28 16:55

The Progressive Professionals Forum received sponsorships of R440 000 from Eskom while it was headed by Brian Molefe, as part of a "dirty war" against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, the DA says.

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