Eskom confirms load shedding for Saturday

2019-10-18 17:09

Eskom spokesperson, Dikatso Mothae, has confirmed to Fin24 that Stage 1 load shedding will be implemented on Saturday.

Cape Town was able to avoid load shedding stage 2 on Wednesday – but says that won’t be possible forever

2019-10-16 16:08

Eskom implemented load shedding for the first time since March on Wednesday, but Capetonians were impacted less than the rest of South Africa.

Vandalism of South Africa's cellphone network nearly doubles during load shedding

2019-10-16 10:15

Eskom implemented stage 2 loadshedding on Wednesday - the first time since March.

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

2019-10-16 08:30

The price of electricity keeps going up in South Africa, and the price of home solar installations keep going down. If you can't deal with load shedding anymore, here's the kind of money you'll need to opt out of Eskom.

ANALYSIS: Bleak outlook for SA coal

2019-09-17 11:21

South Africa’s coal mining industry appears to be on the brink of permanent decline as the country’s main export markets prepare to reduce reliance on imports and global divestment from fossil fuels increases at an exponential rate.

A BEE company that helped build Medupi and Kusile has turned a R20 million loan into R250 million – after a 5-year fight with its American partners

2019-09-09 14:28

A Supreme Court of Appeal judgment means BEE holding company Termico is due a payout of more than R250 million for its shares in DB Technologies, after years of legal action by American company SPX.

Bruce Whitfield: Recipe for a real crisis - just add load shedding

2019-09-05 15:43

The good news of a better than expected bounce in Q2 growth was overshadowed by a surge in anger at a state which is seen to be failing its citizens.

There’s no way anyone will pay R450 billion for Eskom’s power stations, this energy expert says – though R1 may be a fair price

2019-08-30 14:00

Eskom needs to find ways of escaping its R440 billion debt – but selling off its coal-fired power stations won't do it, says Ted Blom.

'We can't be Father Christmas' to ailing Eskom – Treasury DG

2019-08-28 13:25

Treasury has stressed the importance of Eskom facing its financial challenges head-on and possibly introducing salary cuts to executives to aid a turnaround.

It's not us: Eskom takes a step back from Zim power cuts

2019-08-21 21:40

South African power utility Eskom says it is not responsible for the power outages being experienced in Zimbabwe, saying it is supplying 400MW to the southern African country as agreed.


Load shedding caused havoc on Cape Town and Joburg roads – and it won't get better soon

2019-10-16 19:07

Eskom said load shedding will likely continue for the rest of the week.

Load shedding: 4 ‘quick fixes’ that can help Eskom keep the lights on

2019-10-16 14:05

Energy expert Ted Blom says Eskom has four quick wins that can save South Africa from further load shedding.

11 ways to stay safe in your home during load shedding – including having frozen water and avoiding carbon monoxide

2019-10-16 08:41

Business Insider asked two experts how South Africans can keep their homes safe during load shedding.

Here’s how a Mpumalanga municipality ended up with an electricity pole in the middle of a road

2019-10-08 09:26

The municipality is surprised that months after the first tweet, people are still surprised.

Moody's: Eskom won't be fixed overnight

2019-09-09 18:37

Fixing loss-making power utility Eskom is complex and it will take time for the government and the company to agree to a plan, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

S&P advice to SA: Beware what you say about Eskom debt

2019-09-08 10:21

Talks around restructuring Eskom's bonds must be approached carefully to avoid spooking the market, according to S&P Global Ratings.

Newcastle faces the dark

2019-08-30 16:03

Eskom has warned of indefinite blackouts in Newcastle from September 30, after the municipality has consistently defaulted on payments towards a debt of more than R200 million.

Treasury wants Eskom to sell its coal stations - these companies could be interested

2019-08-28 16:29

The sale could settle Eskom's debt - and solve some other problems too.

Eskom unbundling will be 'just', 'sustainable': Public Enterprises gives update

2019-08-24 12:38

Eskom's Chief Restructuring Office has begun its work, and the power utility has started implementing key recommendations of the technical review team to ensure power stations remain operational.

Solidarity, Gerrie Nel kick off bid to privately prosecute ex-Eskom CEO Brian Molefe

2019-08-13 18:05

Trade union Solidarity and lobby group AfriForum have asked Advocate Gerrie Nel to kick off the process to privately prosecute the former head of the power utility.

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