Power theft: Jika Joe man killed

2016-03-23 09:04

Another man has died at the Jika Joe informal settlement while trying to connect electricity wires illegally there.

Colenso power station gets go-ahead

2016-02-12 10:00

Colenso Power has been given the go-ahead for the development of 1050 MW coal-fired power station near Colenso, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Hitachi settles with AfDB over Medupi

2015-12-02 22:53

The African Development Bank Group has concluded a settlement dealt with Japanese power company Hitachi over the awarding of the Medupi contract.

Temporary power fix leaves residents fuming

2015-09-11 09:45

CONCERNED and irritated, Orient Heights residents have criticised Msunduzi’s electricity department after a temporary fix has left live cables bare in their gardens and driveways.

City Power's Sicelo Xulu wins top African Utility award

2015-05-14 06:44

City Power Managing Director, Sicelo Xulu has added another feather in his cap when he scooped the coveted African Utility Executive of the Year Award.

Aus-SA venture could ease Eskom troubles

2015-02-10 12:38

ASX-listed Sunbird Energy has pointed to its joint venture with national oil company PetroSA as one of the projects which could help solve the electricity crisis.

Nene: Eskom must get its house in order

2015-01-12 09:03

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says Eskom must sort out its problems because they are hurting the economy, according to a report.

Watch evening power usage, urges Eskom

2014-09-23 08:48

The power system is expected to be stable but tight during the evening peak over the course of the week, says Eskom.

Africa has no energy vision, conference hears

2014-03-17 15:17

There is a desperate need for a shared vision and comprehensive long-term planning under wise leaders if Africa is to realise its energy potential.

SA must make tough choices on energy needs

2014-03-17 10:39

The government is unlikely to prevent potentially crippling future power crunches unless a decision is made soon on when and how to add capacity to the grid.


Power price hike to hit hard

2016-03-02 12:16

Only receiving a 9,4% electricity tariff hike could impact on Eskom’s ability to keep the lights on.

Heavy rains cause power outages in Tshwane

2015-12-22 13:31

Technicians are trying to restore power to parts of Tshwane after heavy rains caused outages, a city spokesperson says.

5 things you need to know about Power’s hot lead actor!

2015-10-26 16:00

We can’t stop drooling over Power's hot lead, Omari Hardwick. Here are five things you need to know about him.

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's how power generates in your home

2015-09-02 15:12

Living on the edge... electricity wise? Here's how much volts your home appliances take.

Eskom has huge power grip over SA

2015-05-06 12:08

The sombre mood of economic growth will not improve in South Africa while Eskom’s energy constraints continue, according to economist JP Landman.

Load shedding sparks food poisoning fear

2015-02-05 13:06

Eskom's blackouts can result in food going off – and if you eat it you may run the risk of food poisoning.

Load shedding: alternative power sources 101

2014-12-09 13:56

You don't have to be hurling insults at Eskom when load shedding occurs. Keep your cool by being prepared.

Lower electricity demand - chamber

2014-09-02 11:26

Reducing electricity demand is the quickest and cheapest way to solve SA's power problems but the job should be given to an independent body, says a business body.

Cooperation key to unlocking Africa's energy

2014-03-17 13:57

Africa's huge power potential highlights the need for pan-African cooperation to capitalise on the opportunities on offer.

Africa's energy potential in the spotlight

2014-03-17 09:57

The possibilities and problems of the continent's vast power needs will feature over the three-day Power-Gen Africa conference under way in Cape Town.

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