Eskom breakdowns are shrinking slowly, Koeberg unit back online

2020-01-07 08:39

Eskom is not expecting loadshedding on Tuesday.

FULL STATEMENT: ConCourt summary of Eskom judgment

2016-12-21 13:19

The following explanatory note is provided to assist the media in reporting this case and is not binding on the Constitutional Court or any member of the Court.

Safety exercise planned for Koeberg nuclear station

2016-11-08 17:32

A simulated emergency scenario will be tested in the vicinity of the Koeberg nuclear power station, the City of Cape Town says.

Energy Dept urged to elaborate on nuclear bid list

2016-09-19 17:02

A list of consultants and firms that helped create the Department of Energy’s nuclear strategy over the past five years leaves more questions than answers, according to the DA.

No load shedding for 1 year, but Eskom sees strikes, leaks and drones

2016-08-09 22:49

Eskom’s anniversary of no load shedding was marred on Women’s Day with a strike action escalation and two unrelated incidences at its nuclear power station.

Molefe hits nuke books at MIT as Eskom launches nuclear training plan

2016-06-09 12:30

Eskom has launched a key training programme for young nuclear operators, while Eskom CEO Brian Molefe takes a break to learn about nuclear energy for executives at MIT.

Fin24 readers speak out against nuclear

2015-12-30 06:49

See how Fin24 readers have responded to SA's decision to move ahead with its nuclear procurement programme, while Thyspunt is targeted as the site for the project.

Koeberg 'human error' cost economy R7.5bn

2015-02-10 07:09

The “human error” that led to one of the units at Koeberg suddenly shutting down, removing 900 megawatts from the power grid for a week, cost SA at least R7.5bn.

Eskom promises to release Koeberg documents

2014-09-16 12:44

Acting Eskom CEO Colin Matjila has promised to release the tender documents relating to French nuclear firm Areva's contract to replace generators at Koeberg.

R4bn Koeberg tender case partly withdrawn

2014-09-04 19:46

Westinghouse Electric SA has partly withdrawn an urgent application relating to a R4bn tender to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant.


Koeberg ready to support water management plans

2017-05-30 05:00

Koeberg will fast track implementation of a desalination plant to limit the risk posed by the current drought to its operations, says station Manager Velaphi Ntuli.

Koeberg remains safe as French probe nuclear reactors – Eskom

2016-12-13 07:43

Koeberg nuclear power station will not be affected by the Areva probe into the irregularities in quality control as it uncovered new anomalies in manufacturing records.

Be sensible, go nuclear

2016-10-02 08:18

South Africans know how to run nuclear reactors – we know about refuelling, repairs and maintenance – so we’re in a perfect position to welcome the infrastructure.

Westinghouse weighs in on Eskom letter leak

2016-08-11 10:21

A routine letter sent by a Koeberg manager has led to accusations by Westinghouse that it has been unfairly prejudiced by Eskom and that the utility has misled the Concourt.

Eskom takes City to court over Wescape development

2016-06-22 11:57

Eskom has taken a Western Cape MEC and the City of Cape Town to the high court over the planned development of Wescape, designed as a city of 800 000 people.

Yelland questions Eskom’s ‘vehement defence’ of Areva

2016-05-30 11:23

Energy expert Chris Yelland has questioned Eskom’s “vehement” defence of Areva amid a court battle over Koeberg’s steam generator replacement tender with Westinghouse.

Ex-Koeberg nuclear plant worker lashes out at SA plans

2015-12-30 06:49

Fin24 user Martin Alber believes the nuclear procurement programme will be the “death of South Africa”.

R4bn Eskom tender faces review application

2014-09-29 19:02

Westinghouse Electric Company says it will continue challenging Eskom's decision to award a R4bn tender to Areva.

Eskom shrugs off nuclear 'war'

2014-09-07 17:00

City Press reports that Eskom is putting up a massive show of bravado regarding an impending review of a R4bn tender.

Firm heads to court over Koeberg tender

2014-09-03 10:07

Westinghouse Electric SA has filed an urgent application to see documents relating to Eskom's awarding of a R4bn Koeberg tender to French firm Areva, says a report.

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