Koeberg’s Unit 2 undergoes maintenance

2017-04-18 17:54

Unit 2 of the Koeberg power station was shut down on Monday for a planned refueling outage, following a record 492 days of uninterrupted run.

New twist in IPP battle as Eskom may close stations early

2017-04-09 07:22

Eskom has been vague about five power stations that will have to close early due to the expected inclusion of more renewable energy producers.

Eskom clash with renewable sector worrying - analyst

2017-04-04 17:10

The standoff between Eskom and the renewable energy sector has crippled the momentum of the sector and investment in South Africa, says an analyst.

Transparency, people's trust needed for SA nuclear - expert

2017-03-30 07:20

Transparency in procurement programmes is necessary to ensure a cost-competitive vendor can win South Africa’s nuclear tender.

Pimville residents protest against Eskom's prepaid meters

2017-03-27 14:06

Police have brought a protest in Soweto against the installation of prepaid electricity meters under control.

S&P holds Eskom rating steady

2017-03-22 19:52

Standard & Poor’s has kept Eskom's credit rating at BB-, following more certainty of government support and the outcome of the Nersa ruling on tariff hikes.

Eskom completes Majuba rebuild after silo collapse

2017-03-20 13:37

Power utility Eskom has completed reconstruction of the Majuba coal-fired station after a silo collapsed in November 2014.

Room for renewables and nuclear in energy mix - researcher

2017-03-12 15:49

A researcher suggests renewables could not be a source of base load power in the future, despite their low cost. However, they still have a valuable role to play in SA's energy mix.

Eskom suspends bulk power cut to 2 municipalities

2017-03-02 18:20

Eskom has suspended the planned interruption of bulk power supply to two municipalities after reaching agreements for the settlements of their arrears.

Govt defends nuclear 'secrecy'

2017-02-24 11:55

The government has come under fire for tabling treaties in Parliament without debate as an application over its nuclear deal with Russia continues in the Western Cape High Court.


ANC: SA to re-think nuclear deal after junk status

2017-04-09 21:15

The government will have to re-think the costly and highly contentious nuclear expansion programme, following the country downgrading to junk status, says the ANC.

Eskom seals another electricity sales deal

2017-04-06 16:44

Eskom’s plan to increase its electricity exports is gaining momentum as it has signed a second firm power sales agreement in just over a week.

Eskom gets more power

2017-04-03 16:58

Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko has commended the Medupi team as Unit 5 reached commercial operation, meaning that it is able to supply power to the national grid during.

Eskom opens up on reason for redacted Dentons report

2017-03-29 18:57

Eskom says a redacted version of the Dentons report - shed light on financial abuses - was released to respect the rights of the parties involved.

Koko: Eskom is open for business, seals deal to sell electricity

2017-03-23 17:47

Eskom has turned around and open for business with surplus capacity available, says acting chief executive Matshela Koko as the power utility clinched an electricity sales agreement with NamPower.

Eskom makes changes to the executive committee

2017-03-22 19:38

Eskom has announced changes in the power utility's executive committee structure.

Khayelitsha informal market without electricity for months

2017-03-16 08:16

Small traders at Nonkqubela Informal Market in Khayelitsha say they haven't had access to electricity since May 2016, when the electricity box was raided by criminals.

After spiralling costs, Ingula is now powering the economy

2017-03-09 05:00

The Ingula pumped storage scheme, which has allegedly seen costs balloon from R8.9bn to R36bn, has pumped billions into South Africa's limping economy, boasts Eskom.

Eskom sets the record straight on renewable energy

2017-02-28 13:27

Renewable energy remains an important part of South Africa’s future diversified energy mix, says Eskom group executive for transmission Thava Govender.

Nuclear deal: The calm before the storm?

2017-02-22 15:07

National Treasury’s 2017 Budget Review and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s speech have kept a wide berth from mentioning nuclear energy.

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