When does caffeine become harmful?

2018-08-16 09:00

There are many benefits to regular coffee consumption. However, too much coffee can put your health at risk.

Risk of load shedding low, but could increase by Tuesday evening - Eskom

2018-08-06 19:23

The risk of load shedding remains low for Tuesday morning, says Eskom, but cautions that the risk will increase later.

Eskom's R20bn irregular spending does investor sentiment no favours, experts say

2018-07-23 19:19

Eskom's irregular spending of almost R20bn feeds directly into negative investor sentiment and indirectly into its need for government guarantees, says an economist.

ENERGY DEBATE: REIPPP is driving SA towards a dark future

2018-07-03 05:30

If it relies on renewables, South Africa will be facing long-term purchase agreements that bring smiles to foreign suppliers, while financially ruining one of its own major commercial and energy assets, writes Rob Jeffrey.

Eskom secures R1.35bn loan for renewable energy

2018-06-29 11:50

Eskom has locked down a R1.35bn loan from the German Development Bank to support the integration of renewable energy projects into the national grid.

Further energy woes as only one top defaulting council gets energy grant

2018-06-21 22:30

Only one out of the top ten defaulting municipalities which owe Eskom millions are recieving assistance from the Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management Grant.

No load shedding tonight, says Eskom

2018-06-18 18:50

Eskom has averted load shedding planned for Monday evening but says the power system remains constrained.

Generators are in hot demand as blackout fears grow – here's how to get one

2018-06-14 13:54

Diesel generators are seeing a spike in demand as unions protest in the streets outside Eskom's Johannesburg headquarters Megawatt Park.

New IPP projects to inject up to R50bn into economy

2018-06-01 14:52

A new bidding window for the next phase of independent power producers (IPP) will open in November, and is expected to inject R40bn - R50bn in investment into the country.

Diversification of SA’s energy mix is the answer to future coal shortages

2018-05-30 11:10

The renewable energy sector will not only contribute to power generation, but it could also be a vital source of the investment that SA’s economy seeks.


Low risk of load shedding over long weekend - Eskom

2018-08-08 17:50

Eskom has not implemented rotational load shedding on Wednesday and says the prognosis remains low for the long weekend.

Energy transition may rock politics in Brics countries - Brian Dames

2018-07-25 21:00

Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames told an energy forum that current changes experienced by the energy industry could “destroy many aspects of what we know”.

6 great heating appliances that will be easy on your electricity bill

2018-07-16 08:18

Winter is still here. These 6 energy-efficient appliances promise to keep users warm for less money that you might think.

Investors want policy certainty to invest in gas

2018-07-01 14:58

Investors want policy certainty about the integrated resource plan before they put their money behind gas projects, says an independent power producer.

Funding needed to support gas energy projects in SADC – Radebe

2018-06-26 19:44

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said that the exploitation of gas resources in the SADC region requires financial resources.

Plan for further load shedding, warns Eskom

2018-06-18 21:29

While consumers were spared load shedding on Monday, the power utility has cautioned South Africans to remain on the alert for further power cuts.

Eskom load shedding will hurt economy and add to weakness - economist

2018-06-17 17:00

Eskom's current load shedding will add to the weakness of the South African economy which is already battling, says economist Mike Schüssler.

Four sectors hardest hit by fuel price hikes

2018-06-09 08:15

The Automobile Association (AA) has warned of another fuel price hike in July, while motorists are still reeling from the third consecutive increase in June.


2018-05-31 15:30

MAY is Energy Month and even when it’s over, we can still use its energy-saving message during winter.

New class of African financial investors - expert

2018-05-28 17:23

Innovative financing models are accelerating Africa’s energy revolution, which is seeing rapid progress in off-grid and distributed power solutions, says an expert.

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