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When Eskom’s monopoly is broken

2017-08-24 14:49

As the energy supplier is riddled with mismanagement and corruption, competition might be just what it, and South Africa, needs.

SA EXCLUSIVE: Power’s Angela gets real with us

2017-08-04 07:40

Channel24 spoke to Lela Loren who plays Angela Valdez in the hit television series Power.

Renewables top nuclear in US power mix for first time since 1984

2017-07-07 11:45

For the first time in more than 30 years, America’s nuclear plants have fallen behind renewable energy suppliers as a source of electricity.

Omari Hardwick makes power moves through Starz drama Power

2017-06-26 13:51

When actor Omari Hardwick read the script for the Starz drama series Power, he initially wanted to pass on playing the lead character.

Koeberg power station contributes billions to SA economy - Brown

2017-03-30 12:20

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says it is important to understand that all power stations generate jobs for communities as well as a multitude of goods and services.

Lynne Brown: We have a problem, Mr President

2017-02-10 13:59

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has told President Jacob Zuma that the municipalities at loggerheads with Eskom simply don’t have the money to pay for electricity.

Policy 'slowing down' SA's gas to power projects

2017-02-01 19:01

According to industry players, there is funding available for gas to power projects, however policy is proving to be an obstacle which could drive away investment.

It 'pains' Eskom to cut electricity – Koko

2017-01-05 11:30

It is not Eskom’s intention to cut off power to individuals and it hurts him and pains the power utility to turn off electricity supply, says acting CEO Matshela Koko.

Eskom postpones cutting power to 8 municipalities

2017-01-04 13:22

Eskom has postponed cutting power to eight municipalities with outstanding debt, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

How Eskom could help implode SA’s economy

2016-11-18 10:41

What Eskom does in the next few weeks to facilitate an open electricity sector, or not, may determine the country’s sovereign credit rating for years to come.

 

SA EXCLUSIVE: Power's Joseph Sikora on playing a nefarious drug dealer

2017-08-22 07:41

40-year-old Chicago born Joseph Sikora portrays the role of mean-eyed drug dealer Tommy Egan in the popular Starz crime-drama, Power.

Eastern Cape woman's geyser sleeve reduces power consumption

2017-07-23 15:22

An Eastern Cape innovator may have found the solution to reducing the cost of a geyser’s energy consumption with a simple contraption to heat water.

Plug-in autos are about to boost global power demand 300-fold

2017-07-06 16:40

Electric vehicles aren’t just transforming the auto industry: They’re also about to reshape the global power market.

7 four-cylinder cars that'll reach 100km/h in 5 secs

2017-05-16 07:52

Braam Peens lists some of the best four-cylinder cars that can reach 0-100km/h less than 5 seconds locally.

Eskom takes DA to court over defamatory remarks

2017-03-08 19:30

Eskom has filed court papers against the DA over "defamatory" remarks against the power utility and its acting CEO Matshela Koko.

Eskom Dentons report shows serious breaches

2017-02-08 20:03

Despite being heavily redacted, the long-awaited Dentons report on Eskom sheds light on shocking financial abuses at South Africa’s state-owned power utility.

SMEs must prepare for increased electricity tariffs - expert

2017-01-30 05:01

The next eight years will likely see an above-inflation year-on-year electricity tariff increase of at least 6% to 8%, warns an energy expert.

Eskom can turn off the lights, court rules

2017-01-05 10:29

Eskom may cut off power supply to eight municipalities with outstanding debt, a judge has ruled.

Eskom not constitutionally obliged to provide power - judge

2017-01-04 11:34

The North Gauteng High Court has ruled that South Africa's constitution does not oblige Eskom to provide electricity to ratepayers.

Updated energy plans to be open for public comment - cabinet

2016-11-03 13:10

Long-awaited and outdated energy plans will soon be in the public eye for input into the future of South Africa's energy needs, according to Cabinet.

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