These are the biggest green energy projects in SA - all wind farms

2020-01-13 06:43

These wind farms have changed SA's landscape.

No load shedding planned over New Year's festivities

2019-12-31 10:48

The power utility says the system 'continues to be vulnerable and unpredictable'.

Some light at the end of the load shedding tunnel: new independent power plants could be connected to the grid by February. Here’s what is coming online and when.

2019-12-10 06:53

27 renewable energy independent power producer projects (REIPPP) are on the verge of completion – with enough power between them to avoid stage 2 load shedding.

Cutting costs and unbundling: All you need to know about Eskom's rescue plan

2019-10-29 15:33

Eskom is aiming to have completed the unbundling of its generation, transmission and distribution operations by December 2022.

Govt's 2030 vision for energy irrelevant if Eskom fails - Cosatu

2019-10-19 08:00

Labour federation Cosatu is relieved the IRP2019 has been finalised so that government and stakeholders can work on fixing the elephant in the room – Eskom.

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.

Hunt is on for new Eskom CEO

2019-07-21 13:41

Eskom has begun a search for a new Group CEO to replace Phakamani Hadebe, who quit his job in May.

What an old Swedish warship can teach SA about Medupi and Kusile

2019-06-14 21:00

Spoiler: it sank, writes Marelise van der Merwe.

Cape Town residents have 2 more days to register solar panels with the city – or else

2019-05-27 12:24

At one stage non-registered systems were believed to make up 70% of the solar panels in the City of Cape Town, before the call to register rooftop PV was launched.

New Kusile unit powers up, 8 months ahead of schedule

2019-04-16 13:49

On Sunday, for the first time, Kusile Unit 3 produced power, according to an internal memo to Eskom staff.

 

Load shedding continues this week and 10 things you should know about Medupi, SA's troubled mega power station

2020-01-09 09:19

These days South Africans will be lucky if Medupi is finished by 2021.

Residential complexes can now rent solar panels and just pay for the electricity. Here’s how it works.

2019-12-12 19:36

There are financing options available for townhouse complexes that want to go solar, and don't have the body corporate cash to pay for hardware up front.

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

2019-12-09 09:30

It is likely that load shedding will be implemented for the rest of this week. Experts have warned that South Africa will struggle with electricity provision for many more years given a myriad of problems at the utility, including shoddy maintenance.

This is why we love Amanda Black’s new Album, POWER

2019-10-25 15:42

Amanda Black has dropped her much-anticipated album, POWER and we're loving it!

Load shedding could last for days

2019-10-16 18:13

A number of problems have hit Eskom's plants.

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.

ANALYSIS: Time's up for Eskom – unbundling must happen in 2 years

2019-07-02 05:00

There is no more time for ideological debates when it comes to reforms for the power utility, those close to the process say.

Cape Town will use aerial photos to spot unregistered solar panels in suburbs

2019-05-30 14:42

Some 1,200 solar PV panel systems have already been registered.

Load shedding: Over 400 organisations, small businesses join class action against Eskom

2019-05-06 20:10

Despite a previous statement by Eskom that a class action against it over load shedding has little basis, the law firm arranging the suit believes that there is a viable case and has been approached by over 400 organisations who want to make a claim against the power utility.

Eskom: Colder weather signals load shedding risk this week

2019-04-08 16:14

Eskom has warned the electricity system is tight this week and is encouraging consumers to use less.

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