No load shedding on Women's Day

2015-08-09 12:21

Despite Eskom's planned maintenance, there will be no load shedding because the power system is stable, according to the power utility.

Eskom extends Molefe's contract for 3 more months

2015-07-15 16:11

Electricity supplier Eskom has announced that it has renewed acting CEO Brian Molefe's contract for a further three months.

Eskom mum on Matona's 'golden handshake'

2015-05-19 06:26

The public will remain in the dark about any financial settlement reached with former Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona until its next 2015/2016 financial report in 2016.

Brown gives tick-box list to Eskom leadership

2015-05-15 07:45

Eskom's leadership has been given a tick-box list of targets to achieve, including that its performance is in line with a multi-billion rand privately owned company.

Brown refutes Eskom privatisation plans

2015-05-14 16:20

The Miniser of Public Enterprises has ruled out the privatisation of basic services such as electricity and says load shedding will continue for three more years.

Minister hints at higher Transnet pension hikes

2015-05-06 19:46

A rule amendment to two Transnet pension funds to provide for increases above the statutory has been approved, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

DA: Eskom must explain catering contracts

2015-05-03 14:40

The DA has called on Eskom to explain its catering contracts.

Transnet CEO Brian Molefe now acting CEO of Eskom

2015-04-17 14:11

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has appointed Brian Molefe as the acting Eskom CEO and announced that Dentons would conduct the inquiry into the state utility.

Eskom adds stage 4 to load shedding schedule

2015-04-17 12:33

South Africans could soon experience their first-ever stage 4 load shedding, after Eskom confirmed that the stage allocation would be altered.

Brown: Expect winter load shedding as Eskom ups maintenance

2015-04-15 16:01

Load shedding should continue in winter and the Deep Dive inquiry into Eskom's financial troubles should be appointed soon, says Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown.


Brown: Another 18 months of load shedding

2015-08-06 14:52

Load shedding will continue for the next 18 months, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says, once again appealing to South Africans to save electricity.

SA power plants face large coal shortfall

2015-05-27 15:33

Eskom faces a 17 million tonne coal shortfall by 2017 at its coal-fired power plants, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Eskom saga: Lynne Brown fumes at ANC in Gauteng

2015-05-17 15:00

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has ruled out a flat electricity rate for Soweto at a meeting with ANC Gauteng leaders.

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.

UPDATE: Load shedding moved to stage 2

2015-05-14 14:49

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 5pm to 10pm on Thursday, it said, adding that Medupi's Unit 6 had reached a new output level of 735 MW.

Bomb attack on forestry manager may be linked to corruption probe

2015-05-03 15:00

In the early hours of Valentine’s Day, a petrol bomb exploded at Goodman Gcaba’s house in Mbombela.

Why Brown chose Molefe to lead Eskom

2015-04-17 16:27

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown sheds light on why she asked Transnet CEO Brian Molefe to assume responsibility as Eskom's acting CEO.

Eskom's R23bn fundraising plan questioned

2015-04-17 13:28

SA is yet to appoint banks to manage state asset sales needed to fund its power utility, bringing into question a statement that almost R23bn will be raised within a “couple of weeks”.

Eskom implements stage 1 load shedding

2015-04-16 05:56

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding and load curtailment from 06:00 on Thursday morning, and this is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.

Load shedding kicks up a gear

2015-04-15 15:25

Load shedding moves from stage 2 to 3 from 16:00, while Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says South Africans must adapt as load shedding will last for two years.

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