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.


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.

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.

Review debt structure between municipalities and Eskom, says Mkhize

2018-06-15 13:26

It is necessary to review the debt structure and payment plans between Eskom and defaulting municipalities, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has told Parliament.

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.

Matshela Koko: Radebe's path will undermine Eskom, lead to job losses

2018-06-08 13:36

Government policies in the energy sector will undermine Eskom's financial viability and lead to job losses, writes former interim Eskom CEO Matshela Koko .


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.

Here are the areas that could be hit by loadshedding on August 1

2018-07-31 16:28

Eskom has warned that there is a high risk of loadshedding on Wednesday due to labour action.

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.

What is load shedding anyway? Energy analyst weighs in

2018-06-16 09:00

Energy analyst Chris Yelland says that Eskom’s “selective definition” of load shedding allowed the utility to get away with claiming that it had not implemented load shedding in years.


2018-06-14 18:57

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe confirmed in a tweet that there would be stage 1 load shedding on Thursday night.

Why we can't pay Eskom: Top ten defaulting councils share financial horror stories

2018-06-13 13:55

The top ten municipalities indebted to Eskom have told Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts why they continually struggle to settle their debts.

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.

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