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.

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.

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.

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.

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 mulls new Exxaro coal supply deal

2012-08-01 09:40

Exxaro Resources, the R60bn diversified mining company, says Eskom is considering a fresh coal supply contract for its Medupi power station.

Eskom’s R36m ‘family fun’ splurge

2012-07-08 15:00

Eskom blew R36m on parties for its staff and their families last year – enough money to power more than a million poor households for a month.

Eskom initiates MYPD 3 process

2012-06-22 16:19

Eskom will apply to regulator Nersa for the third multi-year price determination before the end of the year, says the parastatal.

Zuma: Power stations to create jobs

2012-06-08 17:43

Eskom's three new power stations would create almost 40 000 job opportunities, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma appeals to Eskom

2012-05-30 19:15

Concern for consumers will inform Eskom's upcoming electricity tariff increase application, suggests President Jacob Zuma.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Numsa condemns Eskom parties

2012-07-10 16:21

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has accused Eskom of spending millions of rand on parties.

Power giant strives for independence

2012-07-08 13:11

Eskom hopes to stand on its own feet within five years with an investment grade credit rating.

Zuma presses the ‘power switch’

2012-06-10 10:35

Eskom took the first steps towards putting its new Medupi power station outside Lephalale into operation.

Demand for electricity increasing

2012-06-07 16:30

As the winter chill sets in, demand for power has risen, says Eskom.

Transnet: Eskom hungry for coal

2012-05-29 21:44

Transnet will face increased demand for coal delivery from Eskom of up to 30 million tons by 2019 to supply its power plants, says CEO Brian Molefe.

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