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Three more municipalities avert power cuts

2017-01-16 11:40

Eskom has suspended planned supply interruptions to three more municipalities after reaching payment agreements with them.

Eskom postpones cutting power to 8 municipalities

2017-01-04 13:22

Eskom has postponed cutting power to eight municipalities with outstanding debt, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

AfriForum to challenge Eskom's right to cut power to municipalities

2017-01-03 08:07

AfriForum and its commercial interest group AfriBusiness is applying for an urgent interdict in the High Court in Pretoria to prevent Eskom from cutting electricity to five municipalities that have not paid their bills.

FULL STATEMENT: Eskom issues request for information

2016-12-20 20:12

Eskom has issued a no-obligation request for information for the South African nuclear new build programme.

Mozambique cuts power supplies to Eskom

2016-12-20 14:38

Eskom is receiving 900 megawatts of power from a hydropower dam in Mozambique out of a possible 1 300 megawatts because of a fault at one of the turbines.

4 people found guilty of over 16 000 counts of electricity theft - Eskom

2016-12-17 14:46

Four people who were charged with 36 000 charges collectively of electricity theft have been found guilty of more than 16 000 of them, according to Eskom.

Court bid to block Eskom on nuclear RFPs fails

2016-12-13 15:03

Eskom can proceed with the request for proposals for the 9.6 GW nuclear new build procurement programme after the Western Cape High Court ruled it could not prevent the process.

Surprise energy gazette could delay nuclear trial

2016-12-13 10:48

A new nuclear determination that is about to be gazetted could delay the court challenge from environmentalists against the Department of Energy, the High Court has heard.

Department of Energy not credible – Outa

2016-12-08 05:31

Outa calls for more transparency with the draft Integrated Resources Plan, noting that the rushed public participation process is bordering on becoming illegal.

PE political parties lead march against electricity cuts

2016-12-05 05:48

Nearly 1 500 Port Elizabeth residents had marched to the City Hall to hand over a petition to recently elected mayor, Athol Trollip.

 

R240 000 electricity bill leaves Springs couple in the dark

2017-01-09 13:00

A Springs couple has been left in the dark – literally – after getting a bill for nearly a quarter of a million rand from Eskom.

Eskom not constitutionally obliged to provide power - judge

2017-01-04 11:34

The North Gauteng High Court has ruled that South Africa's constitution does not oblige Eskom to provide electricity to ratepayers.

WATCH: Is it time to break up Eskom?

2016-12-28 18:52

The SA Renewable Energy Council has accused Eskom of abusing its power and suggests the power utility be split in two. Watch this interview with Fin24's Matthew le Cordeur.

Eskom gets more power from Medupi

2016-12-20 16:23

Medupi's Unit 5 is closer to commercial operation, which means that it is on its way to being able to supply power to the national grid during peak times.

Ethiopia inaugurates dam to double energy output

2016-12-18 11:00

Ethiopia has inaugurated a hydroelectric dam that aims to double the country's electricity output, but which critics say is a threat to locals and a UNESCO-listed lake in Kenya.

Fitch keeps SA's utilities outlook negative

2016-12-13 16:56

Ratings agency Fitch has kept the outlook for South African utilities negative, citing subdued economic growth and moderate electricity demand in 2017 as reasons.

Eskom to release nuclear RFP this week - Koko

2016-12-13 11:11

Eskom will release the 9.6 GW nuclear new build request for proposals this week, says acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko.

Fitch drops outlook on Eskom to negative

2016-12-08 18:46

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on Eskom to negative from stable, while affirming its long-term local-currency issuer default rating.

Eskom escapes Moody’s ratings downgrade

2016-12-05 19:56

Moody's Investors Service has confirmed Eskom's rating after placing it on review for a downgrade.

Koko steps in as acting Eskom CEO

2016-11-30 16:56

Matshela Koko will take over acting Eskom CEO after Brain Molefe quit the power utility following the damning state capture report.

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