Eskom's electricity price hikes 'excessive' - Dentons

2017-02-10 10:30

The Dentons report raises questions over higher coal prices paid by Eskom as well as the electricity price increases.

Kumba Iron Ore finalising its results

2017-01-30 13:44

Kumba Iron Ore, a member of the Anglo American group, is currently finalising its results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Eskom is not going to subsidise Tegeta - Koko

2017-01-24 16:58

Eskom will part from Tegeta, only if it has no financial consequences for the power utility, said interim CEO Matshela Koko.

Eskom must take tough stance against Exxaro - NUM

2017-01-16 18:32

The National Union of Mineworkers has expressed its dismay at the move by Exxaro to transform itself from a black-owned company to a black-empowered one.

China to cut coal capacity by 800 million tonnes by 2020

2017-01-03 14:31

China has set a target of reducing its annual coal capacity by 800 million tonnes, according to a government plan.

For cheapest power on earth, look skyward as coal falls to solar

2017-01-03 06:30

Solar power is now cheaper than coal in some parts of the world. In less than a decade, it’s likely to be the lowest-cost option almost everywhere.

Draft energy plan is lightweight, superficial and dangerous - Yelland

2016-11-30 07:20

It is obvious that the artificial constraints on solar and wind in the draft IRP base-case is a political decision rather than a rational planning decision, says Chris Yelland.

Expert reveals why energy plan should have no nuclear

2016-11-23 07:50

If no annual new-build limits were imposed on wind and solar, there would be no nuclear and no new coal, explains CSIR energy chief Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz.

Eskom hits back at Glencore over coal dealings

2016-11-06 18:45

Eskom has made public letters from Glencore in a bid to set the record straight over suggestions that the power utility lied about how much the mining firm wanted for coal.

Eskom: We did not favour Tegeta

2016-11-04 12:38

Power utility Eskom says it firmly rejects the suggestion that Tegeta is favoured, or that due process was not followed.


Tip-off leads Eskom to cut ties with coal transporters

2017-02-06 07:58

Eskom on Friday terminated six coal transportation agreements after a tip-off alerted the power utility to firms unlawfully adding extra trucks into the system.

Eskom at loggerheads with coal mine companies

2017-01-24 20:25

Eskom interim CEO Matshela Koko said that the power utility is entitled to make decisions about its assets at coal mines owned by Exxaro and Anglo American.

Anglo shortlists bidders for its Eskom coal mines

2017-01-19 08:18

Anglo has shortlisted groups led by some of SA's most prominent black businessmen as bidders for several of its mines that supply Eskom with R13.6bn worth of coal a year.

EFF backs Eskom in black ownership clash with Exxaro

2017-01-06 11:00

Eskom has found a new ally in EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, who backs the power utility in its concern over the coal miner’s new ownership structure.

Exxaro shows Eskom finger with new BEE plan - Koko

2017-01-03 11:40

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko has accused coal miner Exxaro of having “no decency” after shareholders voted to reduce black ownership from 50% to 30%.

Renewable energy becoming an economic no-brainer

2016-12-09 19:38

The relentless drop in prices of renewables puts large-scale power plants, unable to compete with lower prices, at real risk of becoming stranded assets, warn analysts.

McWilliams: SA’s nuclear deal with Russia serves only the kleptocracy

2016-11-24 10:22

The nuclear energy bill is symptomatic of a new era of kleptocracy where SA's future interests are sacrificed on the altar of greed and self-interest, says an analyst.

SA to exhaust gold reserves in 38 years

2016-11-20 12:45

Gold production has come down more than 50% in a decade.

Glencore lashes out at Eskom over coal claims

2016-11-06 09:50

Glencore has rejected allegations by Eskom CEO Brian Molefe that it sold the parastatal coal at exorbitant prices.

Proof that solar, wind, gas - not nuclear - is best for SA

2016-11-03 15:30

The CSIR Energy Centre has presented its own study to re-optimise the South African power capacity and energy mix from 2016 to 2040.

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