ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRICITY

Eskom acting CEO lashes out at critics

2015-04-01 21:15

Dr Ben Ngubane has lashed out at critics that claim his appointment as Eskom’s interim chairperson was politically motivated.

Business chamber expresses hope over Eskom

2015-03-31 21:25

The SA Chamber of Commerce says it hopes the rapid replacement of the Eskom chair is a sign the government is concerned about the country's energy situation.

Tsotsi quits as Eskom chairperson

2015-03-31 06:30

Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi has resigned and Ben Ngubane has been appointed acting chairperson with immediate effect.

No load shedding plans, says Eskom

2015-03-30 10:39

There are no scheduled power outages for Monday but Eskom warns that if it loses any of its generators, load shedding could follow.

Eskom losing maintenance battle - report

2015-03-29 11:51

An article in Rapport says Eskom is losing its battle to do essential maintenance at the country's power plants and it's caught in a spiral of unplanned maintenance.

DA: How SA can overcome the Eskom crisis

2015-03-27 19:37

The DA has tabled a 9-point rescue plan for SA's power supply as leader Helen Zille challenged President Jacob Zuma on the suspensions of top Eskom executives.

Eskom says 1000 Medupi workers fired

2015-03-27 10:00

About 1 000 workers at the Medupi construction site have been fired for vandalising property during this week's one-day strike, says power utility Eskom.

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention - Zille

2015-03-26 21:25

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Factions seeking to privatise Eskom - Numsa

2015-03-26 18:31

Powerful economic and financial factions in government and the private sector are fighting to wrestle energy control by privatising Eskom, according to Numsa.

Eskom: Medupi workers demand better conditions

2015-03-26 05:00

Numsa members working at the Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo, have marched against Eskom demanding better working conditions, the union says.

 

DA challenges Eskom 25.3% tariff hike request

2015-04-01 08:22

The DA is set to deliver a memorandum to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown to protest Eskom’s request to double its tariff hike to 25.3%.

Opposition slams Zuma favourite in Eskom hot seat

2015-03-31 14:14

Opposition political parties have reacted with scepticism over the appointment of former SABC chairperson Dr Ben Ngubane as acting chairperson of Eskom.

Tsotsi positive of confidence vote by Eskom board

2015-03-30 19:31

The chairperson of Eskom says he faces a vote of confidence by the utility's board, after being accused of acting improperly by suspending the chief executive.

Minister after me: Tsotsi

2015-03-29 15:06

Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has fingered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown for orchestrating moves to remove him, the Sunday Independent reports.

Eskom, Westinghouse court case drags on

2015-03-29 10:20

The court case between Eskom and Westinghouse has taken another turn in the South Gauteng High Court after the judge dismissed the review application.

Numsa to challenge Eskom SMS dismissals

2015-03-27 17:22

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA said it will challenge Eskom and its sub-contractors on its decision to fire 1 000 workers by SMS.

Load shedding probability remains high, says Eskom

2015-03-27 08:53

Power utility Eskom has flagged a high probability for load shedding on Friday, and warns that weekend power cuts may also be on the cards.

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention - Zille

2015-03-26 21:25

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Matona has 'no idea' why he was suspended

2015-03-26 15:31

Tshediso Matona, the CEO of embattled power utility Eskom, believes his suspension was unfair and unlawful and has asked the labour court to set it aside.

Chairperson not removed, says Eskom

2015-03-25 19:15

Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi has not been removed, the power utility says, despite reports that he faces a vote of no confidence from fellow board members.

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