Eskom says Thursday evening load shedding has ended

2018-06-14 18:01

News that load shedding would again be instituted sent South Africans scrambling to find schedules online, with some websites crashing under the strain.

Eskom challenges energy regulator's 5.23% tariff increase

2018-06-12 19:59

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has confirmed Eskom is challenging its decision to grant the power utility a 5.23% tariff increase, through the courts.

Zim gets $1bn Chinese loan for power generation

2018-06-02 12:00

Zimbabwe has concluded a $1.4bn agreement with the Export–Import Bank of China to expand power generation and help alleviate the country's perennial electricity shortages.

Load shedding or not? SA will hear today about state of Eskom's system

2018-05-03 08:59

South Africans will learn if load shedding will be a reality this winter as Eskom Acting CEO Phakamani Hadebe is expected to brief the public on the state of the system from Megawatt Park later this morning.

These are the 5 biggest green energy projects in SA - all wind farms

2018-04-06 12:56

These five wind farms have changed SA's landscape.

IPP deal would be 'financial suicide' lawyer for Numsa tells court

2018-03-27 21:55

A lawyer acting on behalf of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has argued that the signing of a deal by Eskom with 27 independent power producers will be 'financial suicide'.

Botswana exporting power, SA among buyers

2018-03-15 22:00

Botswana is exporting power for the first time in 10 years, with SA and Namibia buying through the Southern African Power Pool’s auction platform.

2017 WRAP: Tears, tirades in Parliament in Eskom’s annus horribilis

2017-12-28 10:12

Plunder, leadership crises, liquidity woes and Gupta-related scandals all plagued South Africa’s electricity provider in its most dismal year ever.

Why beauty is not an ugly word

2017-09-06 14:51

Are we in danger of turning it into another 'b-word'?

SA EXCLUSIVE: Power's Joseph Sikora on playing a nefarious drug dealer

2017-08-22 07:41

40-year-old Chicago born Joseph Sikora portrays the role of mean-eyed drug dealer Tommy Egan in the popular Starz crime-drama, Power.

 

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.

Intel claims its new display technology can give laptops 28 hours of battery life

2018-06-06 18:07

Most laptop batteries hang around the 12-hour battery life mark.

Treasury blames weak political leadership, accountability for municipal debt woes

2018-05-16 13:53

Treasury’s Director- General Dondo Mogajane says that the weakness in most municipalities is linked to both political and administrative leadership.

Blinded by whiteness: The domestic worker uniform and why it’s still a symbol of oppression

2018-04-20 15:05

It’s not even just about whether the worker is given the option to wear it or not, it’s about its very existence.

Power and torque: what is it and why does it matter?

2018-04-05 06:00

From linguists to mechanics to motoring journalists, the ability to simplify the concepts of power and torque to simple and understandable English remains one of the most challenging tasks.

Eskom to tighten screws on municipalities

2018-03-27 18:43

Eskom interim CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the utility probably won't need a government bailout in the coming financial year, intending to instead clamp down on municipalities that are in arrears.

New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - Phasiwe

2018-01-22 11:56

The newly appointed Eskom board will provide the reassurance markets are seeking around issues of corporate governance at the power utility, says spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

Gas-to-power: SA’s energy gamechanger

2017-12-12 10:05

The meaningful inclusion of gas in South Africa’s energy mix can transform the country’s infrastructure and create jobs.

When Eskom’s monopoly is broken

2017-08-24 14:49

As the energy supplier is riddled with mismanagement and corruption, competition might be just what it, and South Africa, needs.

SA EXCLUSIVE: Power’s Angela gets real with us

2017-08-04 07:40

Channel24 spoke to Lela Loren who plays Angela Valdez in the hit television series Power.

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