One-month deadline for probe into Eskom's Koko-linked contracts

2017-03-30 13:32

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown wants a legal probe into R1bn in Eskom contracts awarded to acting CEO Matshela Koko's stepdaughter to be concluded in one month instead of three.

Matshela Koko's stepdaughter nets R1bn in Eskom contracts

2017-03-26 12:13

The stepdaughter of Eskom’s acting CEO, Matshela Koko, has brought in at least R1bn in contracts awarded to her company in the past 11 months.

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.

Delays in nuclear projects drive costs - expert

2017-02-22 07:01

Nuclear power plants operate cheaply and efficiently. However, it is the construction of the plant which has the greatest bearing on the high costs, says an expert.

Much more to Dentons report than Eskom revealed

2017-02-09 11:44

The much talked-about Financial Mail feature that publishes details from several versions of Eskom’s Dentons investigation paints the power utility as rotting from within.

Renewables have no financial benefits for Eskom - Koko

2017-01-24 15:35

Using renewables means the power utility will use less coal and diesel, but will not have financial benefits says Eskom acting CEO, Matshela Koko.

Ramaphosa boasts about SA's 'world class' IPP project in Davos

2017-01-17 18:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that to bridge the energy gap in Africa, governments should partner with the private sector.

EXCLUSIVE: Koko seeks to resolve Eskom impasse with renewables

2017-01-13 13:10

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko says Eskom and government stakeholders are nearly ready to present a solution that will enable it to sign power purchase agreements.

Eskom CEO on why business can now invest in SA

2016-12-27 12:44

The first unit of Kusile has been connected to the national grid for the first time and Eskom’s interim group CEO is inviting business to invest in SA now.

ANALYSIS: Nuclear faces bumpy road as Koko dreams of 2025

2016-12-21 09:00

Amid the diluted launch of the process to procure 9.6 GW of nuclear energy, acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko has revealed how his nuclear dream will become a reality.


Suspend Eskom's Koko - ANCYL

2017-03-28 12:29

The ANCYL wants acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko suspended, following allegations that his step-daughter benefited from contracts worth R1bn from the power utility.

Eskom boss blames board for B2B fiasco

2017-03-26 06:50

Eskom’s acting CEO, Matshela Koko, says he is not responsible for R310.8 million in irregular expenditure that was incurred by the power utility on an unapproved project.

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.

Credit downgrade could increase cost of nuclear - expert

2017-02-21 20:00

Losing the investment grade rating could make nuclear power more expensive, cautions an industry expert.

Eskom’s new challenge is distribution - Koko

2017-02-07 12:02

Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko said that the power utility’s challenge is no longer generation, but distribution.

Court can force Eskom to sign wind, solar plans – IPP legal advice

2017-01-18 12:08

Renewable energy IPPs whose new build plans have been held up by Eskom can take the power utility to court, according to legal opinion by Webber Wentzel.

Eskom will support major renewable energy growth in 2021 – Koko

2017-01-13 19:57

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko says the utility will support major growth in the renewable energy sector from 2021, when he believes prices will come down.

It 'pains' Eskom to cut electricity – Koko

2017-01-05 11:30

It is not Eskom’s intention to cut off power to individuals and it hurts him and pains the power utility to turn off electricity supply, says acting CEO Matshela Koko.

Pro-nuclear Koko gunning for Eskom top job?

2016-12-22 08:50

Eskom’s head of generation and acting chief executive Matshela Koko has cleared a major hurdle if he wants to take over Brian Molefe’s old job permanently.

Eskom IPP freeze will result in 15 000 fewer jobs - Sarec

2016-12-20 11:06

The SA Renewable Energy Council says 15 000 possible jobs are in jeopardy as Eskom refuses to sign power purchasing agreements with 26 IPPs.

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