Randburg power cut to avoid total blackout

2015-07-29 16:10

City Power has announced a power outage in the Randburg area, in an attempt to prevent a total blackout.

Zim firm inks $1.1bn power deal with China

2015-07-24 13:30

A Zimbabwean company has signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant.

Eskom: Prepare for load shedding on Sunday

2015-07-17 21:06

Eskom has announced that load shedding will be implemented on Sunday from 08:00 until 22:00.

Eskom extends Molefe's contract for 3 more months

2015-07-15 16:11

Electricity supplier Eskom has announced that it has renewed acting CEO Brian Molefe's contract for a further three months.

Some Joburg residents spared from load shedding

2015-07-10 11:19

City Power and the City of Joburg will not be load shedding in Johannesburg on Friday owing to the application of load limiting interventions, says an official.

Eskom implements stage 1 load shedding

2015-07-10 07:55

Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 08:30 on Friday, which is likely to continue until 22:00.

Power to the people – Parkhurst residents getting off the grid

2015-07-06 14:28

Fed up with loadshedding, residents of Johannesburg's Parkhurst are taking the future into their own hands by encouraging households to convert to off-grid solar energy.

Eskom funding: Govt loses R2.8bn on Vodacom sale

2015-07-02 08:52

The government has sold its entire stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation at a 10% discount to the 30-day average price.

5 reasons why Nersa turned Eskom down

2015-06-29 21:30

Five reasons why Eskom failed in its bid to charge South Africans more for their electricity.

Eskom may need to borrow more - report

2015-06-29 09:28

Cash-strapped Eskom will have to tap debt markets if it fails to get the tariff hike it is seeking, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has reportedly said.


We can end power shortages by 2019, says SADC

2015-07-26 10:16

The Southern African Development Community says there are enough power generation projects underway to end electricity shortages by 2019.

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

2015-07-20 15:14

Eskom has announced that it would implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00, which would likely continue until 22:00.

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

2015-07-16 13:14

Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00 to 22:00.

Eskom cuts load shedding, but it could restart later

2015-07-10 14:25

Eskom has ended stage 1 load shedding, but said it could be reinstated at 17:00.

Cape Town again spared load shedding

2015-07-10 08:31

The City of Cape Town says there will be no load shedding in Cape Town on Friday, while Eskom says it will implement 1 load shedding in the rest of SA from 08:30.

Power trial looks good

2015-07-08 10:32

THE top 40 users of electricity in ­Pietermaritzburg will soon be notified how successful they were in cutting their power usage during the recent trial project to prevent load shedding in the city.

Vodacom sale, loan conversion won’t solve Eskom’s problems

2015-07-05 15:24

The state’s sale of its stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) this week wrapped up slightly more than nine months of deal making for Treasury.

Rand, asset prices hit hard amid Greece crisis

2015-06-30 20:02

The decline in global risk appetite due to the Greek debt crisis means the rand and SA financial asset prices have been hit more than most, says an asset manager.

Eskom did not show us necessary savings - Nersa

2015-06-29 19:37

Eskom did not show the National Energy Regulator of SA the savings it could have made from considering alternative options to an increase in electricity prices, it says.

Zuma appoints ex City Power boss as 'energy advisor'

2015-06-28 14:58

Presidency Jacob Zuma has appointed Silus Zimu as a special advisor on energy, as South Africa deals with yet another day of load shedding.

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