Praise for Nersa's decision to reject Eskom tariff increase

2015-06-29 16:07

Union Solidarity, the City of Cape Town and the DA have all lauded regulator Nersa for standing firm and showing independence in the face of Eskom’s demands.

Mass protest in city

2015-06-22 14:34

FED-UP residents will have an ­opportunity tomorrow to express their outrage over Eskom’s proposed huge electricity hike.

Amandla! I finally pay for electricity

2015-05-17 15:00

If you have never paid for electricity, it is perfectly predictable to be enraged when you wake up one morning to find a prepaid electricity meter in your house.

But I TOLD you so!

2015-03-26 12:22

You know that feeling when you can see something's about to go pear-shaped, but no one seems to care? Lili Radloff gets that a lot.

Be prepared for load shedding, says Eskom

2015-03-04 07:24

Eskom has issued a warning that there is a medium risk of load shedding during the day, shifting to a very high probability in the evening.

Loadshedding survival guide

2015-02-03 14:09

If you’re a resident of our beautiful Republic of South Africa, you’ll be no stranger to the annoying reality of loadshedding.

SA to sign fuel deals to tackle Eskom crisis

2014-12-11 12:11

South Africa will increase diesel and gas imports and sign a private sector coal-fired power plant deal as it seeks to stem chronic electricity shortages.

How to survive load shedding

2014-03-07 14:35

Not looking forward to load shedding? Here are a few tips on how to survive a power outage.

Shedding the load or passing the buck?

2014-03-06 15:28

South Africa is in darkness. But the load shedding is no one’s fault, Eskom maintains. Am I missing something huge here, asks Susan Erasmus? Are they?

What City Power hasn’t told you

2013-09-09 12:20

City Power Johannesburg's latest quarterly and annual reports contain some shocking revelations, says James-Brent Styan.


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.

Eskom offers deal to Soweto residents

2015-06-07 18:12

Eskom is offering an interesting deal to residents of Soweto who owe the power utility billions of rands: agree to install a prepaid meter and use power sparingly and we’ll renegotiate your bill – otherwise we will cut you off.

No load shedding expected over Easter weekend - reports

2015-04-03 20:59

Eskom says there is no suspected load shedding scheduled for the Easter weekend, reports say.

NUM to oppose Eskom asset sales

2015-03-06 17:14

NUM says it will oppose any attempt by cash-strapped Eskom to sell assets, especially its finance company which helps provide home loans to employees.

Load shedding threatens water supply

2015-02-20 12:19

Capetonians face having to deal with the twin challenges of no electricity AND water, because of Eskom's load shedding.

11 things to do during load shedding

2015-01-26 14:15

Just don't complain.

Power cuts possible, warns Eskom

2014-05-15 15:51

Eskom has warned of possible deliberate power cuts to relieve pressure on the national electricity grid.

9 fun things to do in the dark...

2014-03-06 16:41

Eskom has instituted rolling blackouts across the country - and while it’s a serious affair for the economy - here's how to make the most of a rather inconvenient situation.

Eskom reduces power supply to BHP smelters

2013-11-20 08:04

Eskom has reduced power supply to mining giant BHP's aluminium smelters, in line with an agreement to stabilise the national grid at times of stress

Questions over Eskom pricing

2013-01-15 13:55

The City of Cape Town has expressed concern about Eskom's lack of clarity in its pricing application and the impact tariff hikes will have on consumers.

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