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.

Cape Town to Mantashe: Avoid 'costly litigation' by allowing municipalities to buy their own electricity

2019-12-12 10:13

The city has written to the minister of mineral resources and energy asking that it and other municipalities be permitted to buy electricity directly from independent power producers, avoiding a pending court case.

Eskom’s Oberholzer: ‘Grid has been abused for far too long and we’re now reaping the reward’

2019-12-11 09:05

'For at least ten years the approach has been to provide electricity at all costs', says the struggling power utility's chief operating officer.

New Kusile unit powers up, 8 months ahead of schedule

2019-04-16 13:49

On Sunday, for the first time, Kusile Unit 3 produced power, according to an internal memo to Eskom staff.


Eskom: No performance bonuses - only 13th cheques

2020-01-07 10:20

Eskom has hit back at reports that it has paid out performance bonuses, but instead asserted it has made provision for 13th cheques as per employment contracts.

Eskom: We have 'non-firm' power contracts with Zim and Zambia

2019-12-11 19:57

Eskom chief operations officer Jan Oberholzer has said that Eskom has contracts with Zimbabwe and Zambia to supply power - but only when it can.

Eskom reduced unplanned plant failure by more than half over Easter, says COO

2019-04-29 18:04

Eskom teams have been working overtime to reduce the risk of load shedding, conducting daily planned maintenance in excess of 7 000 MW over the Easter weekend, along with improvements at a number of stations, says COO Jan Oberholzer.

'The whole country is counting on us': What Eskom boss told staff when stage 4 hit

2019-04-04 14:40

As the country faced a severely constrained electricity grid last month, Eskom COO wrote staff a memo, appealing to them to change course urgently in a bid to "save our organisation".

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