'Build programme debt does not feed into Eskom tariffs'

2016-10-20 18:42

Cost overruns on build programmes are not the cause of tariff increases, says Eskom.

Eskom to reconsider its 7% offer to NUM workers

2016-08-08 17:42

The NUM has called for an urgent meeting after Eskom decided to reconsider it's 7% pay offer to workers. However, Numsa members are now now threatening strike action.

Eskom makes inroads into fight against cable theft

2016-03-18 10:30

Eskom's fight against electricity cable theft is gaining momentum, resulting in three arrests in Camperdown and two in Gauteng recently.

Eskom taken to court

2015-09-09 11:45

THE Msunduzi Municipality is taking on Eskom in the high court over a R1,3 million bill that it ­maintains is incorrect.

Load shedding hits SA food production

2015-07-29 17:00

The biggest problem for primary food production in SA is the uncertainty around the load shedding schedule, warns an energy expert.

Eskom wants to be able to expropriate land

2015-07-29 12:16

Eskom’s general manager of property, Mmamoloko Seabe, said that Eskom was struggling to access servitude on property.

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.

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.

Tips to save electricity in the kitchen

2015-02-25 11:49

Here are some clever ways to save electricity in the kitchen!


PHOTOS: Local robot set to disrupt global power industry

2016-08-27 09:15

A power line inspection robot designed by local robotics engineers could be the answer to Eskom's power cut woes, and has already piqued interest overseas power utilities.

NUM at Eskom: We strike over 'apartheid-era wage gap'

2016-07-29 16:19

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom's offer of 7% is an insult to hardworking Eskom workers and will go on strike from 8 August 2016.

Eskom won't budge on coal deal with Glencore: CEO

2015-11-17 17:34

Eskom's Brian Molefe says Eskom will not pay Glencore's SA unit more than R150 a tonne when a temporary coal contract ends.

Eskom goes into 23rd load shedding-free day

2015-08-31 07:50

Eskom is entering its 23rd day without load shedding, after the official opening of unit 6 of the Medupi power station by President Jacob Zuma.

TOTAL BLACKOUT: Do the local authorities have a plan if Eskom collapses?

2015-07-29 12:27

THERE is a more than 50% chance that the country’s energy grid will suffer a total collapse soon, energy analyst Ted Blom recently told a National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) panel at a public hearing in Johannesburg.

Sewage risk from possible blackout

2015-07-29 11:33

NO water after 12 hours and a cascade of sewage bursting from drains all over the city.

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.

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.

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.

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