Eskom: Demand dropped by over 6 000 MW ahead of lockdown

2020-03-25 18:14

Eskom says it does not anticipate load shedding during the lockdown period, in part due to a major drop in demand for electricity.

Eskom fights tooth and nail for massive price increases in the years ahead

2020-03-25 13:14

Through the courts, and through an application to South Africa’s energy regulator, Nersa, Eskom is seeking to claw back massive additional revenue from electricity customers via the tariffs, over and above that from its normal annual electricity price increases.

No power cuts planned for Sunday, says Eskom

2020-03-22 05:30

The cash-strapped utility warned it may be forced to implement cuts at short notice should SA's system performance deteriorate.

Eskom manager claims Jan Oberholzer victimised him after his Zondo submission

2020-03-20 08:21

Eskom has appointed an independent legal expert to investigate allegations that its chief operating officer Jan Oberholzer victimised a subordinate, who made a submission to the state-capture commission about wrongdoing at the utility.

Your questions answered: Yes, Eskom has a coronavirus plan

2020-03-18 21:52

While businesses, learning institutions and event organisers brace for Covid-19, power utility Eskom says it also has an action plan.

Life in the shadow of the world's biggest carbon polluter

2020-03-17 20:33

The inhabitants of Emba, as the town is known, are tied to Sasol in a complicated embrace.

Eskom CEO and Cogta MEC Maile to devise plan to solve Emfuleni municipality's R615m debt

2020-03-17 13:49

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile has taken over the finances of the Emfuleni municipality after a seizure of its assets by power utility Eskom.

Anatomy of a lobby: How, and why, coal and nuclear interests are converging

2020-03-15 09:09

As the debate over how to save Eskom rages, what started as a coalition of fringe, social media slacktivists lobbying against the introduction of renewable energy, is coalescing around similar political and policy goals.

Eskom website, customer app still down following 'major' IT incident

2020-03-14 16:31

The utility says it experienced a "major incident" at one of its key IT data centres on Wednesday.

Senior Emfuleni municipal officials face the axe over Eskom debt

2020-03-13 14:48

Two high-ranking officials in the Emfuleni municipality in Gauteng face the chop after Eskom seized assets amounting to millions of rands because of debt.


Mantashe: Coal mines to keep supplying Eskom during lockdown, but at reduced levels

2020-03-25 14:49

Some smelters that are "hugely costly" or "technically dangerous" to restart will be supported with reduced production.

Eskom : No power cuts expected this week, but keep reducing demand

2020-03-22 19:08

SA's electricity system still remains constrained and vulnerable.

Deloitte will repay R150 million to Eskom

2020-03-20 18:07

The consulting firm admits that it participated in "irregular procurement".

Eskom board to probe allegations against Jan Oberholzer

2020-03-19 14:45

The board of Eskom has received allegations of corruption and victimisation against the power utility's chief operating offficer Jan Oberholzer.

SA's 'abnormally' low coronavirus rate will still wreck the economy - analyst

2020-03-18 15:49

The pandemic may trigger an Eskom "shock" and shrink the economy by 2.4% this year.

Tenova found 'concerning' payments in Eskom contract

2020-03-17 19:41

Tenova SpA, a unit of the Italian billionaire Paolo Rocca’s Techint Group, has appointed legal and forensic-accountancy firms to assess its dealings with Eskom after identifying payments that caused the company "concern".

Eskom: No load shedding expected on Wednesday, drop in unplanned breakdowns

2020-03-15 17:43

Eskom is not expecting load shedding on Tuesday, the power utility has said.

Flat batteries: Eskom risks another default on World Bank loan

2020-03-15 07:42

Concerns are growing that Eskom is skirting with defaulting on its World Bank loans, which are supposed to help the power utility invest in renewable-and-emissions-reducing technologies.

Emfuleni Muncipality wants to make interest-free payments for R2.3bn to Eskom

2020-03-13 17:37

The Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department wants to negotiate an interest-free repayment of the Emfuleni municipality's Eskom debt.

Government hoping to invest its way out of latest recession

2020-03-12 14:53

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu said that government was aware of challenges dogging the SA economy and that it was committed to investing in projects it hoped would either ignite growth, or set SA up for growth in better times.

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