Eskom uncertainty brings challenges for Anglo mine sale

2016-04-26 19:48

Anglo American’s sale of its South African coal mines will likely run into 2017 as bidders struggle with attempts by Eskom to transform its relationship with coal suppliers.

Eskom to spend R340m to complete build plan

2016-04-26 15:08

Over the next five years, Eskom will spend R340m in capital expenditure to complete its build programme, including the Medupi and Kusile coal-fired power stations.

RWE warns of 'horror scenario' for power sector

2016-04-20 18:00

The head of Germany's biggest power supplier RWE has warned of a "horror scenario" for the electricity sector.

Oakbay’s Tegeta must still pay R2bn penalty for poor coal - Eskom

2016-04-19 18:41

The R2bn penalty for poor quality coal imposed on Optimum - which has since been acquired through the Gupta-owned firm Tageta - will remain in force and payable, Eskom says.

‘Forced to live in fear’

2016-04-19 10:36

Residents across many Pietermaritzburg suburbs say they are living in fear in the darkness that envelops their areas at night.

An 'act of madness' precipitates civil unrest

2016-04-14 06:27

The past month has seen violent service delivery protests, destruction to property, road closures, looting and seething civil unrest in Zandspruit.

Uranium, fossil energy development defies water scarcity

2016-04-12 06:57

Renewable energy flourishes while South Africa leadership pursues risky, costly conventional fuels path.

Load shedding 'a thing of the past', says Brown

2016-04-06 18:14

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says there is “no prognosis” for load shedding in winter, and attributes Eskom's turnaround to Brian Molefe's stable leadership.

April Fools: 10 reasons why the joke is on you

2016-04-01 10:54

April 1 is usually a time for tomfoolery, but come Friday the economy will be playing the biggest joke of all - and South Africans won't be laughing.

Outa still going to court despite Nersa tariff hike report

2016-03-30 06:00

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says that it will proceed with its court application to prevent an Eskom electricity tariff hike, which takes effect on April 1.


Eskom not under pressure to issue new bond: CEO

2016-04-26 16:12

The successful pricing by South Africa of a 10-year dollar bond by the National Treasury is a good sign for Eskom, says boss Brian Molefe.

Trouble on the way for dept of energy?

2016-04-24 19:30

South Africa’s department of energy is in a quandary as international solar giant SunEdison files for bankruptcy protection in the US.

1000s gather for march from Beyers Naude

2016-04-20 09:09

About 2 000 residents from Zandspruit, on the West Rand, have gathered on Wednesday morning to march for electricity connections

Eskom cuts diesel bill by R760m in five months

2016-04-19 14:53

Eskom has reported a significant decline in diesel usage from R800m to R40m in five months as the power utility makes steady progress in its turnaround strategy.

WATCH: City sprawl and the illegal power web

Eskom says the number of illegal connections is rising.

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Small businesses, not shack-dwellers behind most WCape electricity theft - Eskom

2016-04-13 21:30

Illegal electricity connections in townships are not behind the 6% revenue loss in the Western Cape, says Eskom.

Zambian gov in talks with mining firms over power prices

2016-04-06 18:15

Zambia's government is talking to mining companies to try to resolve a dispute about higher electricity prices introduced at the start of the year.

Israel returns power to Palestinian city despite debt

2016-04-03 15:45

Israel's state-run electricity frim has restored full power supply to the Palestinian city of Jericho in the occupied West Bank after reducing it over an outstanding debt.

Outa not done with Eskom tariff hike challenge

2016-04-01 09:15

Outa says it remains undeterred by the court's decision to dismiss its urgent application to stop Eskom from implementing an approved tariff increase.

Nersa releases reasons for 9.4% Eskom tariff hike

2016-03-29 18:07

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has released a much-anticipated report detailing the reasons for a 9.4% Eskom tariff hike.

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