Medupi produces its first power

2015-03-02 12:17

The first power has been produced out of Medupi’s unit 6, making it the first of the power station’s six units to be synchronised, according to Eskom.


Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown spared no punches during the State of the Nation debate on Wednesday. Watch.

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Medupi turbine 6 at optimum capacity - Brown

2015-02-18 17:52

Medupi's unit six turbine is now running at optimum speed, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says.

Eskom update for the week ahead

2015-01-18 14:50

Eskom says it hopes that it will not need to implement load shedding in the upcoming week.

Brown: Most parastatal CEOs didn't get bonuses

2015-01-04 20:15

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says most chief executives of key state-owned enterprises have not received performance bonuses.

Eskom’s bungles and lies exposed

2014-12-14 07:52

Eskom's top brass have reportedly tripped over their own words.

Overseas contractors blamed for Eskom delays

2014-11-28 13:31

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has attributed the delay of two large coal-fired power stations to SA being let down by some international contractors.

Brown: Govt mulling SAA partner

2014-11-20 10:41

Whether government takes on a strategic business partner for embattled SAA remains under discussion, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

DA implores Brown to give Eskom answers

2014-11-11 11:40

The DA has now responded to an open letter by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown's cautioning against "Eskom hysteria".

DA demands clarity on Eskom crisis

2014-11-05 06:00

A constant and clear flow of information is needed from Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom about the Majuba power station, says the DA.


Good news! We’re almost there on Medupi

2015-02-23 08:39

Medupi’s Unit 6 turbine is now running at optimum speed. General Manager of Medupi Roman Crookes joined Alec and Gugu to share some updates on the situation.

Switch off the beer fridges, says Lynne Brown

2015-02-19 08:09

Getting rid of electricity-guzzling beer and cold drink fridges in bottle stores may be one way of curbing load shedding, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Brown: Government takes energy seriously

2015-02-13 08:25

Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown says the energy situation is almost the single most important issue for growth in the economy and South Africans' lives.

Govt co-owns Eskom's woes - Matona

2015-01-15 20:02

Government shares responsibility with Eskom for the power problems gripping the country, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona says.

Medupi workers given Christmas break

2014-12-14 16:23

Nearly 13 000 workers at Eskom's Medupi power station have headed home for the December holidays while the country underwent rolling blackouts, a report says.

New Eskom board to be named - source

2014-12-02 19:05

The cabinet will reportedly announce a new Eskom board next week and former cabinet minister and KZN premier Ben Ngubane may be named chair.

Public Enterprises minister praises Eskom plan

2014-11-25 15:45

Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown brings hope to the future of Eskom and the energy security of South Africa.

Ministers meet SAA board

2014-11-11 20:27

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene have held a meeting with the SA Airways board, the public enterprises ministry says.

Electricity crunch worries govt, says Radebe

2014-11-06 15:22

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says the government is concerned about the power cuts because it will impact the re-industrialisation of the economy.

SAA chair stays, 2 others on board

2014-10-23 16:02

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has decided to stick by Duduzile Myeni as chair of the embattled SAA board despite admitting the airline is struggling.

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