ARTICLES RELATING TO ENERGY

Labat rebuts going concern worries as profit tanks

2019-12-31 16:29

The first JSE-listed investment group's profit shrank by more than 600%.

Yet again no load shedding predicted, but don't be too at ease

2019-12-28 10:31

Despite a drop in demand during the holiday period, Eskom cautions that its system remains "constrained and vulnerable".

No loadshedding expected on Sunday, despite a constrained and vulnerable system

2019-12-22 10:40

There is no loadshedding expected on Sunday, according to Eskom.

SA's worst polluter Eskom wants emission exemptions

2019-12-13 10:47

The power utility has asked for additional emission exemptions at two of its biggest plants at a time when it's already being slammed for rolling power cuts.

Climate crisis gatecrashes OPEC gathering

2019-12-08 18:00

The climate crisis was the unexpected guest at this week's gathering of the OPEC bloc of oil producers and its allies.

Fraud case against ex-Eskom exec postponed again, state confident of conviction

2019-11-21 13:35

The case against a former finance executive and his alleged accomplice was postponed again by the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Ekurhuleni.

Government working on 'world class' battery storage project – Gordhan

2019-11-20 21:00

Government intends to sign off soon on a "world class" battery storage project, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said.

Mazzone’s cheaper energy bill to get committee audience next week

2019-11-12 19:25

The bill, commonly referred to as the ISMO Bill or the Cheaper Energy Bill, aims to drive the cost of electricity down.

Eskom warns power system remains 'severely constrained and vulnerable'

2019-11-06 19:26

Eskom has warned on Wednesday evening that the power system continues to remain "severely constrained and vulnerable".

OPINION: How failing power utility is fuelling South Africa’s economic crisis

2019-11-01 22:01

It's not clear whether South Africa's president can coordinate his ministers in a way that provides clarity about dealing with the country's energy crisis.

 

Eskom starting to play hardball in Soweto

2019-12-22 14:56

Eskom is starting to play hardball with non-paying residents of Soweto, reports Netwerk24.

Government takes the next step to address power supply

2019-12-13 15:29

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy says it will launch a risk mitigation power purchase programme to alleviate current electricity supply constraints.

This is how much it will cost to take your home off the grid - and avoid load shedding forever

2019-12-09 09:30

It is likely that load shedding will be implemented for the rest of this week. Experts have warned that South Africa will struggle with electricity provision for many more years given a myriad of problems at the utility, including shoddy maintenance.

Early-morning breakdowns, but Eskom not expecting load shedding

2019-11-22 11:02

Eskom warns that the power system remains constrained and vulnerable.

Cabinet backs new Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter

2019-11-21 12:35

Cabinet supports the appointment of Andre de Ruyter as new Eskom CEO, saying he will bring significant experience to the role.

Eskom debt relief report expected by year-end, MPs hear

2019-11-20 12:52

Eskom has a group debt burden of around R440bn.

France ready to give financial support to Eskom: Business Times

2019-11-10 12:21

France is weighing providing financial support to South Africa's indebted utility Eskom, reports the Johannesburg-based newspaper Business Times.

Govt will seek to soften blow from coal closures, says Mantashe

2019-11-03 11:02

The minister of mineral resources and energy says his department is considering interventions to soften the blow of decommissioning coal power stations on local economies and mining towns.

Sasol could sell cheaper fuel if the petrol price were deregulated – at current oil prices, anyway

2019-10-28 10:07

The apartheid government founded Sasol in the 1950s as a means to use the country’s large coal reserves as a source of fuel using technology developed by scientists in Nazi Germany.

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