It could take five years for Eskom’s power stations to be fully up and running again – here’s why

2018-12-20 12:41

An apparent insider at Eskom says things are bad when it comes to maintenance and breakdowns.

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WATCH LIVE: Pravin Gordhan briefs South Africa on state of Eskom

Eskom is set to hold a media briefing at 14:00 at Megawatt Park to give an update on its operational challenges.

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Nuclear sector governance in South Africa heads for the courts – again

2018-12-05 14:45

Following a landmark judgement in the Cape Town High Court on April 26, 2017 that stopped the procurement of 9.6 GW of new nuclear power reactors by Eskom and Necsa in its tracks, nuclear sector governance in South Africa is heading for the courts again.

Here are all the areas that will likely be hit by load-shedding this Sunday

2018-11-30 10:35

Eskom has implemented Stage 2 load-shedding on Sunday, planned to run until 10PM, after entering Stage 2 blackouts on Saturday evening. Here is what that will mean by city.

Terms of Chinese loan to Eskom still confidential, says Ramaphosa

2018-09-11 16:16

The president told Parliament that Eskom would not be taken over if it defaulted on its R33bn loan from the Chinese Development Bank.

ESKOM WORKERS END STRIKE!

2018-08-30 10:19

The Eskom strike has come to an end after unions finally accepted the pay increase offer.

Eskom said to cave in on bonuses, unions likely to accept new offer

2018-08-03 14:34

Power utility Eskom has offered to back down on its refusal to pay employees a bonus in addition to an inflation-beating wage increase to end a deadlock that caused power outages, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Unions huddle with workers after Eskom's latest wage offer

2018-06-28 21:56

Unions are expected to take Eskom's latest offer back to their members, but both are tight lipped on details.

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.

 

Sunday load shedding averted - for now, says Eskom

2018-12-09 08:41

After warning of a high risk of load shedding late on Saturday, Eskom has said the electricity grid is currently stable but remains vulnerable.

Eskom’s big coal whopper

2018-12-05 16:02

There is no shortage of coal, as Eskom claims. Instead, the coal is piling up at the mines, uncollected by the utility, Anna Marth Ott, CEO of Middelburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said yesterday.

WATCH: What's behind Eskom's load shedding woes?

2018-12-04 20:04

South Africans were left staring at blank TV screens when Eskom instituted load shedding on Saturday and Sunday. What's the story?

'Political solution' needed as council payments to Eskom plummet, Scopa hears

2018-11-13 17:22

Municipalities are in a debt spiral, with payment levels among the top 20 defaulters dropping from a high of 91% in 2016 to just 57% in 2018, Parliament heard on Tuesday.

MATSHELA KOKO: SA must still have capacity to pay 'school fees' for renewables

2018-09-04 06:19

Is the latest IRP based on science and international best practice, or expedient political decisions? asks Matshela Koko, the former acting Group CEO of Eskom.

Competition Tribunal refuses appeal to halt Eskom supply collusion complaint

2018-08-12 16:03

The tribunal released a statement over the weekend in which it named at least seven entities that made arrangements to submit bids on behalf of each other to score more Eskom work.

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.

NUM said to reject Eskom wage proposal as talks resume

2018-07-06 10:39

One of the three unions meeting on Friday with power utility Eskom has already rejected its latest wage offer, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

In a devastating NY Times report, McKinsey boss fights back, claims 'real work was done' for R1 billion fee

2018-06-27 13:22

“It did not take a Harvard Business School graduate to explain why South Africans might get angry seeing a wealthy American firm cart away so much public money."

Eskom keeping eye on upsurge in power demand

2018-06-21 09:03

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe told SAfm's Stephen Grootesthat Eskom would continue to conduct unit maintenance where needed.

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