Eskom debunks 'negative narrative by some energy experts'

2016-06-29 21:05

There should be no denying that Eskom's performance has improved over the last 10 months, says Eskom group executive for generation, Matshela Koko.

Exxaro seeks funding from Eskom for Matla Coal

2016-06-28 14:12

Exxaro Resources is in talks with Eskom to obtain more funds to develop its Matla coal mine after the utility changed the model it uses to obtain the fuel for its plants.

Eskom sees deeper cost cuts over NUM's demands

2016-06-23 19:01

Eskom says its latest pay hike offer to workers represented by NUM could lead the cash-strapped power utility into deeper cost cuts.

25 000 in the dark as Tshwane unrest thwarts Eskom fix-it team

2016-06-22 07:42

Eskom had to send a security team with its team to fix a transformer in the heart of the Tshwane civil unrest that had plunged 25 000 customers in darkness, it has announced.

Former Eskom director found guilty of fraud, money laundering

2016-06-20 22:08

The former managing director of Eskom, Dawid Malherbe, has been found guilty of fraud and money laundering at the Bellville Specialised Commercial Court, police say.

Power station fault and cable theft cause outages in Joburg

2016-06-20 08:57

A fault at a power station and cable theft have resulted in power outages in two areas in and around Johannesburg, says Eskom.

Yelland: Do what Eskom says and ask questions

2016-06-18 07:00

After first flatly denying that any prepayment for coal to the Guptas had ever taken place, Eskom’s head of generation, Matshela Koko, was forced to retract his denial.

Eskom paid Guptas’ Tegeta in advance for coal supplies

2016-06-13 21:00

Eskom has paid in advance for coal supplied by a Gupta family-controlled company to guarantee supplies to a power plant before winter, says an Eskom executive.

5 ‘truths’ the CEO of Gupta-owned Oakbay wants you to know

2016-06-13 09:39

State capture, money leaving SA illegally, questionable Eskom coal contracts: these are stories about the Guptas Oakbay CEO Nazeem Howa says the media get wrong.

Eskom responds in detail to Gupta coal contract allegations

2016-06-12 19:00

Eskom denies having "blindsided" Exxaro in granting a coal contract to Tegeta - owned by the Gupta family and President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane.


Exxaro coal assets on the line over diving prices

2016-06-29 09:05

Exxaro Resources could sell or close some of its coal assets as part of a strategic review to cope with a slump in commodity prices, says financial director Wim de Klerk.

Eskom, unions in war of words about wages, bonuses

2016-06-24 20:14

Eskom and trade unions Numsa and NUM have embarked on a war of words about the power utility's wage offer and accusations are flying about multi-million rand bonuses.

Eskom takes City to court over Wescape development

2016-06-22 11:57

Eskom has taken a Western Cape MEC and the City of Cape Town to the high court over the planned development of Wescape, designed as a city of 800 000 people.

NUM rejects new wage offer from Eskom

2016-06-21 17:18

The National Union of Mineworkers has rejected an improved wage offer from power utility Eskom as it still fell short of its demands.

Guptas to fight Eskom over R2bn coal fine - Howa

2016-06-20 11:56

Gupta- and Zuma- owned Tegeta is prepared to fight Eskom over a R2bn fine it inherited from Glencore when it bought Optimum coal mine this year, says Nazeem Howa.

Eskom connects all Ingula units to the grid

2016-06-19 13:03

All four units of Eskom's hydro power station Ingula have been synchronised ahead of schedule, says Eskom group chief executive Brian Molefe.

Illegal connections trip Eskom supply to parts of JHB

2016-06-17 09:40

Illegal connections overloaded the electricity grid causing power outages across parts of Johannesburg this week, says Eskom.

Eskom can now add 333 MW from hydro power to the grid

2016-06-13 13:19

Eskom is moving ahead to power South Africa, with Ingula’s first unit now able to add 333 MW of power to the national grid during peak times.

EXCLUSIVE: Oakbay CEO speaks out on coal and cash reports - VIDEO

Oakbay Investments CEO Nazeem Howa spoke to News24 Video journalist Erin Bates at 5pm today about reports of cash leaving the country and a special Eskom coal contract.

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Molefe hits nuke books at MIT as Eskom launches nuclear training plan

2016-06-09 12:30

Eskom has launched a key training programme for young nuclear operators, while Eskom CEO Brian Molefe takes a break to learn about nuclear energy for executives at MIT.

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