ARTICLES RELATING TO POWER

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Long-awaited and outdated energy plans will soon be in the public eye for input into the future of South Africa's energy needs, according to Cabinet.

EXCLUSIVE: We visit American actor on set in SA!

2016-09-13 07:00

We go on set with the talented American actor Omari Hardwick in South Africa.

Four ways Africa can solve its energy gap

2016-07-21 11:34

George Njenga, GE Power Steam Power Systems regional executive for sub-Saharan Africa, shares solutions to Africa's energy challenge.

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.

 

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.

Power from platinum

2016-10-16 18:00

It used to be dark in Maokeng, but an innovative pilot project shone a light on a solution to rural power delivery, writes Poloko Tau.

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.

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.

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