Poor to take on city, Eskom

2016-07-27 12:12

A group of poor, elderly women are taking on Msunduzi Municipality and Eskom in the Pietermaritzburg high court tomorrow, fighting for free basic electricity.

Eskom works to restore power after rain and snow hits SA

2016-07-27 07:43

Extreme weather has caused power outages for some South Africans around the country, while Eskom said it had capacity to provide electricity amid a spike in power usage.

Understanding the cost of electricity from Medupi, Kusile and IPPs

2016-07-22 12:11

In order to understand and compare the cost of electricity from a power plant, one needs to look further than simply the capital, fuel or operating and maintenance costs in isolation.

‘We are humbly the best’ - nuclear firm Rosatom

2016-07-21 07:58

Rosatom's Viktor Polikarpov says the nuclear firm is the best in the field and has every intention to bid for South Africa's nuclear tender.

The case for nuclear energy

2016-07-19 19:59

Experts at the PowerGen and DistribuTech Africa 2016 conference, make their case for, and against, nuclear energy.

Only a strike will move Eskom - Numsa official

2016-07-18 13:32

If Eskom does not meet demands set by Numsa workers, the union may go ahead with a strike, says an electricity sector coordinator for Numsa.

Row over bill as post office goes weeks without power

2016-07-13 11:30

The Mooi River post office has been operating without electricity for over five weeks.

Dong Energy to build cheapest offshore wind farms

2016-07-06 19:00

Danish offshore wind farm operator Dong Energy is to build two offshore wind farms off the Dutch coast, saying it will be the cheapest offshore wind energy.

‘Off the grid’ battle

2016-07-04 12:09

A local man is being billed by Msunduzi for electrcity and water, even though he has been completely “off the grid” for more than three years.

Zim loses power imports from Zambia and Moz

2016-06-28 16:55

Loss of electricity imports from Zambia's Zesco and from the Hydro Cahora Bassa power plant in Mozambique has disrupted power supplies in Zimbabwe.


Molefe's hard sell on nuclear

2016-07-27 10:27

Solly Moeng discusses SA’s energy baseload dilemma - from coal and nuclear to renewables and back to nuclear.

Momentous day for black-owned IPP gas company

2016-07-25 20:27

A 670 MW independent power producer open cycle gas turbine plant has started commercial operation, signalling a new era for a black-owned power producer.

Four ways Africa can solve its energy gap

2016-07-21 11:34

George Njenga, GE Power Steam Power Systems regional executive for sub-Saharan Africa, shares solutions to Africa's energy challenge.

Eskom research project to tackle nuclear fears

2016-07-20 18:58

Eskom has signed the second phase of a research project which involves six South African universities and aims to improve Africa's electrification.

No load shedding for the foreseeable future - Eskom

2016-07-19 19:00

There will be no load shedding for the remainder of winter and possibly until March 2017, says Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe.

Numsa to picket at Eskom offices for 'better living wage'

2016-07-18 11:06

Numsa members at Eskom plan to picket outside the power utility's head office to demand a 'substantial' wage hike as well as a housing allowance increase.

Eskom says Anglo coal is a rip-off

2016-07-07 07:20

Eskom believes that the coal supplied by Anglo American's New Denmark Collier is far too expensive,

Molefe leads load shedding free Eskom to new heights

2016-07-05 11:11

Eskom has reported improved financial results, owed to improvements at management levels.

Brown suspends pay hikes for Eskom execs

2016-07-03 14:57

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is holding off remuneration increases for Eskom’s executives, but she approved a 4.6% increase for non-executives.

Mooi River in the dark

2016-06-27 11:59

As winter tightens its grip on the little Midlands town of Mooi River, residents there are being subjected to load shedding on a daily basis.

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