Green power won’t close coal stations

2018-03-18 06:00

There isn’t a link between the impending decommissioning of old Eskom power plants and the move to sign renewable contracts, says an energy official.

Coal truckers demand slowdown in govt IPP programme

2017-03-01 11:11

The government has to own up to the unintended consequences of the renewable IPP programme, say coal-truck drivers who brought the traffic to a halt over a contract feud.

Eskom under fire as Ingula costs said to balloon to R36bn

2016-08-22 13:13

Eskom’s board is facing calls to appear before Parliament with documents relating to the Ingula pumped storage scheme, which has allegedly seen costs spiral from R8.9bn to R36bn.

Five people who can change Africa’s energy path

2015-07-21 11:41

Five international experts in the energy sector will share insights and knowledge with leaders from about 15 African countries working in the power sector.


Eskom turns to Huawei to power smart grid project

2017-05-17 17:35

South African power utility Eskom’s joint initiative with Chinese electronics giant Huawei to develop smart grid innovations is expected to deliver energy more efficiently to customers.

Ageing power stations are wasting vast amounts of water

2016-10-02 10:25

The City of Johannesburg has suddenly become terribly concerned about water security, leading it to implement level 2 water restrictions.

Eskom says Ingula running ahead of schedule

2016-03-10 13:55

Eskom says it will rely heavily on the extra generating capacity of its Ingula Storage Pump Scheme to help with electricity provision during the winter months.

Earth Hour conserves power

2011-03-29 15:50

South Africans observing Earth Hour on Saturday saved 350MW of electricity - enough to power Bloemfontein for a day, says Eskom.

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