There's a high risk of load shedding Wednesday night, 20 June – these areas are most likely to be hit in case of blackouts

2018-06-20 17:05

The load-shedding information provided by municipalities may appear confusing at first glance.

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.

LOAD SHEDDING CONFIRMED FOR TONIGHT!

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.

Eskom ‘abandoned’ plans to build a nuclear power station in the Eastern Cape – but is paying R16.5 million to keep it alive

2018-05-22 11:51

The payment is not a new investment in nuclear energy, Eskom says, just "valuable insurance on the long term value" of the site it once preferred for a new generating station.

Can Pravin fix SA’s shambolic parastatals?

2018-03-28 15:47

The new public enterprises minister has a massive task ahead of him: Turning money pits such as Eskom and Denel around. Those in the know believe that replacing executives and board members won't do the trick.

Nersa slams Eskom's high tariff hike requests

2018-03-13 17:28

The energy regulator did not hold back on criticising Eskom for its inability to collect revenue efficiently, and says ever-increasing tariff proposals have placed the utility and consumers in a vicious cycle.

Eskom’s R67bn prayer could hike power prices 37%

2018-01-28 06:00

Eskom’s applications for R66.6bn in additional revenue via the Regulatory Clearing Account could result in a staggering tariff increase of up to 37%.

Why shaking up SA’s power utility matters for the economy

2018-01-24 11:23

Cyril Ramaphosa recently appointed a promising new Eskom board. What can the board members do to turn the power utility around? The way parastatals operate also needs to be interrogated.

 

There's a high risk of loadshedding tonight - these areas are most likely to be hit in case of blackouts

2018-06-18 17:09

The loadshedding information provided by municipalities may appear confusing at first glance.

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 .

5 municipalities that are open for business right now

2018-05-29 06:06

Some local authorities are going the extra mile.

Can Pravin fix SA’s shambolic parastatals?

2018-04-02 14:58

The new public enterprises minister has a massive task ahead of him: Turning money pits such as Eskom and Denel around. Those in the know believe that replacing executives and board members won't do the trick.

Six towns may be left in darkness

2018-03-26 13:30

Six KZN towns could be plunged into darkness as Eskom debt spirals out of control and they face being cut off.

Another coal miner prepares to sell up

2018-02-27 07:17

South32’s plans mean Eskom may struggle to find new sources for power generation – but emerging producers will benefit.

Ramaphosa sees gains in SA's 'mammoth' graft fight

2018-01-24 19:40

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the authorities are intensifying their attack on pervasive corruption in the state and are having “positive” discussions with investors about the future of Africa’s largest economy.

Eskom hopes to announce Koko’s fate before end December

2017-12-15 19:03

Eskom Chairperson Zethemba Khoza says the board hopes to announce the outcome of suspended acting CEO Matshela Koko’s disciplinary hearing before the end of December.

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