Power failure at Cape Town station temporarily halts train operations

2020-01-14 10:29

A power failure at the Cape Town station temporarily halted some train operations, Metrorail says.

Soweto blackouts: Mashaba seeks urgent meeting with Eskom board over 'no pay no fix' policy

2019-07-15 18:59

Soweto has been ranked as one of the top defaulters in the country, where residents owe Eskom more than R17bn.

WATCH: Video shows Emfuleni substation explosion that left parts of Vanderbijlpark in the dark

2019-03-19 15:33

The Emfuleni Local Municipality has confirmed that an explosion occurred at the Town Main Substation situated in Curie Boulevard in Vanderbijlpar. Watch.

Eskom's debt is now more than SA's total budget for health and education - here are 4 things you should know about its shocking numbers

2018-07-23 15:02

Eskom's debt burden is now much bigger than South Africa's entire budget for healthcare and education.

Eskom single biggest risk to SA economy, warns Goldman Sachs

2017-09-22 15:15

Debt and corruption scandals at Eskom make the power utility the biggest risk to the SA economy, says the Goldman Sachs Group.

PE education dept's power cut over unpaid bills

2016-12-09 17:55

Electricity supply to the Eastern Cape education department in Port Elizabeth has been cut because of outstanding bills.

Pmb residents' four days without power

2016-08-08 11:37

Some Northdale residents are counting their losses after being left in the lurch without electricity for four days last week.

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.

Energy crisis: cities explore alternatives

2015-08-05 09:11

THE eThekwini Municipality and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) are moving in the same direction as Pietermaritzburg in a bid to explore alternatives to load shedding.

Residents fed up with power theft

2015-07-31 07:56

ELECTRICITY theft has now become just “an excuse”, residents who say they are tired of excuses believe.


'I stopped load shedding in SA and I will do so in Zimbabwe' - Eskom's ex-acting CEO Koko

2019-07-30 13:09

The former Eskom acting chief executive says he will stop load shedding in Zimbabwe in the next 12 months, even though his solar company's planned plant is only capable of producing a projected 100 MW against Zim's 900 MW shortfall.

Soweto blackouts: Paying residents say they are being unfairly punished by Eskom

2019-07-12 06:01

Some Soweto residents are feeling the brunt of Eskom's threat of not servicing infrastructure in areas where residents don't pay for their electricity.

WATCH: How these Ghanaian boys generate electricity from cassava

2018-08-10 12:01

This vegetable is helping to supply electricity!

Eskom wage talks still unresolved, set to continue next week

2018-06-21 17:30

Unions in wage talks with the power utility have have asked that Eskom negotiators be allowed to conclude deals without having to run all proposals past the utility's board.

China to ban petrol cars, boosting electric vehicles

2017-09-11 07:19

China, the world's biggest auto market, is considering a ban on fossil fuel cars in a major boost to the production of electric vehicles as it seeks to ease pollution.

Coal fight off to court

2016-10-16 06:07

Environmental organisations are adamant that new power stations are not in line with emission rules.

SA must rethink electricity transmission and distribution - researcher

South Africa would get a much better return on its energy investments if it planned a smarter and more flexible electricity grid. Watch.

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No Cabinet reshuffle as Zuma focuses on economy, electricity and visas

2015-08-12 09:29

President Jacob Zuma yesterday brushed off speculation of a pending Cabinet reshuffle, saying it was the “business” of government and there were no time limits.

City to put cameras at sub-stations

2015-08-03 08:51

CAMERAS will be installed at the electricity sub-stations in Pietermaritzburg to prevent scrap metal thieves from further vandalising the installations.

New power substation set for Lion Park area

2015-07-13 10:14

ESKOM plans to build the biggest power substation southeast of Pietermaritzburg in KZN that will augment power supplies to the city and the province.

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