Unions to oppose Eskom privatisation

2015-05-14 20:00

SA labour unions say they will oppose a proposal to partially privatise Eskom limiting options for the government to shore up the supplier and resolve the energy crisis.

Nersa will make Eskom tariff decision at the end of June

2015-05-13 12:45

Nersa has decided on the timelines for processing Eskom’s selective reopener application for the third multi-year price determination.

Nersa receives Eskom's urgent 25.3% tariff hike request

2015-05-08 15:41

Eskom has applied to the National Energy Regulator for a total price increase of 25.3% for the 2015/2016 financial year.

Eskom needs proper management - Fedusa

2015-04-02 19:41

Eskom needs to sort out its management issues and put people in charge that will ensure the country has reliable power supply, Fedusa says.

Decline Eskom tariff hikes - DA

2015-03-23 21:12

The National Energy Regulator of SA should decline any more tariff increases for Eskom in 2015, the Democratic Alliance says.

Electricity and petrol price increase no April Fool's joke

2015-03-22 13:00

It won’t be an April Fool’s day joke next month when both petrol and electricity tariffs go up, directly affecting consumers' pockets.

Burgan rejoices at Nersa ruling

2015-03-18 07:40

Burgan Cape Terminals says the energy regulator has backed its arguments to set up a competing fuel storage facility in Cape Town to its rival Chevron.

Eskom to up tariffs to recoup diesel costs

2015-02-04 17:34

Nersa says it has given Eskom the go-ahead to charge consumers more for power to recoup the extra diesel costs it has incurred while running gas turbines.

Eskom price hikes to follow Baleni resignation - DA

2015-02-03 15:19

The resignation of the National Energy Regulator of SA CEO Phindile Baleni will lead to hikes in the electricity price, the Democratic Alliance says.

Energy boss Phindile Baleni quits

2015-02-02 16:35

Energy regulator Nersa has confirmed that Phindile Baleni has resigned as CEO to pursue other interests.


Eskom hikes will further choke SMEs - chamber

2015-05-14 13:07

Eskom's application for a additional price hikes will have enormous implications for the South African business sector and consumers, warns a business chamber.

Eskom says tariff hike could earn it nearly R40bn

2015-05-12 21:15

Eskom could earn nearly R40bn if a 25.3% tariff increase it has requested is approved, according to the supplier’s spokesperson.

SA to become global leader of renewables - IPP bid winner

2015-04-16 13:20

Renewable independent power procurement businesses upbeat after energy ministry announces massive boost in bid awards and new possibilities.

DA: How SA can overcome the Eskom crisis

2015-03-27 19:37

The DA has tabled a 9-point rescue plan for SA's power supply as leader Helen Zille challenged President Jacob Zuma on the suspensions of top Eskom executives.

Tariff hike unlikely to save Eskom - chamber

2015-03-23 18:51

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says tariff increases are unlikely to save Eskom if they do not tackle costs that appear to be rising out of control.

Nod for Burgan like Eskom mothballing - Chevron

2015-03-20 10:05

Nersa's decision to grant empowerment firm Burgan a licence for its fuel storage plant is similar to Eskom’s decision to mothball its power stations, says Chevron.

Everyone needs to muck in on energy, Eskom won’t do it alone

2015-02-19 07:38

President of the Chamber of Mines Mike Teke joined Alec to discuss investment in the mining sector and why all of government need to pick up the ball that Eskom dropped.

Eskom continues to export power

2015-02-03 21:15

Eskom has cited its bilateral electricity trade agreement with other Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) member states, and says it continues to export and import electricity.

Ex-Nersa CEO joining Gauteng premier's office

2015-02-03 11:07

Former Nersa CEO Phindile Baleni has been appointed director general in Gauteng premier David Makhura's office, says the provincial government.

Eskom must crack down on arrear payments

2015-01-22 11:33

Making the vast numbers of defaulting consumers and municipalities pay their arrears will make a real difference to Eskom, say Fin24 users.

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