R144m transformer installed in Acornhoek

2015-11-28 19:36

Eskom has installed a R144m transformer in Arconhoek in a bid to ensure reliable power supply to the communities in rural Bushbuckridge.

Eskom signs R2.3bn credit deal with France

2015-11-23 12:34

Eskom has signed a R2.3bn credit facility agreement with a French funding agency to finance distribution projects in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo.

Molefe: We plan to meet electricity demand 100%

2015-11-16 11:06

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says although this year's summer is expected to be hotter than last year's, the power utility plans to meet demand for electricity 100%.

Getting to grips with the next 20 years

2015-11-10 16:17

What will South Africa and the world look like in the next two decades? A local scenario planner and an international futurist provide some answers.

Govt may stop funding municipalities not paying Eskom

2015-10-28 19:30

The government is considering withholding funds from 27 local municipalities who are failing to pay their electricity bills to Eskom.

Angry load-shed Zimbabwe residents 'snitch' on neighbours with power

2015-10-20 21:29

What happens when you're not getting load-shed, but your neighbour in Zimbabwe is? He reports you to the authorities, of course.

Eskom to spend R213bn on grid overhaul

2015-10-16 16:30

It will take Eskom seven years to resolve all network constraints and achieve the network redundancy levels required by the South African grid code, says its CEO.

Low rainfall, crippling power shortages hit Zambia economy

2015-10-15 15:15

The lack of reliable power is hitting Zambia's economy, as people struggle to make a living without electricity half the day, experts say.

Tshwane procures coal that fails to ignite

2015-10-12 12:31

The City of Tshwane has allegedly procured coal that does not ignite for its Pretoria West power station.

Lights to stay on in PMB

2015-10-10 09:56

The success of a bold, voluntary load shedding project in Pietermaritzburg could mean that the lights stay on for the city’s 500?000 inhabitants when the rest of the country is in darkness.


Eskom gets mixed credit ratings

2015-11-27 18:14

While credit ratings agency Moody’s has rated Eskom as having a stable outlook, Standard & Poor’s has given the utility a negative outlook.

Van Vuuren: Eskom ‘unintentionally’ misleading? Demand levels back at 2008.

2015-11-18 09:18

Dwaine Van Vuuren looks at the historical power supply and demand data, which paints a weaker than expected picture.

Molefe: Eskom turnaround strategy beginning to bear fruit

2015-11-13 08:32

A plan to reform Eskom and provide more electricity to South Africa its economy is starting to show results, according to chief executive officer Brian Molefe.

SA 'can' do without nuclear

2015-11-10 07:28

Natural gas should be the preferred source to power SA in the near future as it is cheaper than nuclear energy, expert Peter van Berge says.

IPPs on track despite Eskom freeze, says Nene

2015-10-21 14:57

The bid window for independent power producers is on track despite Eskom’s announcement that it has stopped issuing budget quotes,says the finance minister.

Newcastle raises the bar

2015-10-19 10:14

Without any external loans taken this year to fund Newcastle Municipality’s many innovative projects, the growing town may well be one of the most well-oiled municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal.

Eskom warns of electricity vendor scam

2015-10-16 15:01

Eskom has warned the public about a scam involving prepaid electricity vending machines.

Impose harsher sentences for electricity theft - Eskom

2015-10-13 22:06

If Eskom has its way, people who steal electricity will have to pay up to R60 000 in penalties - or even face jail.

Electricity bosses reach out to governments

2015-10-11 16:45

Heads of 11 companies that generate a third of the world's electricity are urging governments to agree on clear, long-term policies regarding lower-carbon energy.

Solar power to tackle energy woes

2015-10-09 11:10

Pietermaritzburg’s hopes of becoming more energy-efficient are taking form.

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