As load shedding returns, here's why getting Kusile fully online is crucial

2020-01-31 06:15

Eskom continues to battle with unplanned outages. It newest power station can help.

Eskom reduced unplanned plant failure by more than half over Easter, says COO

2019-04-29 18:04

Eskom teams have been working overtime to reduce the risk of load shedding, conducting daily planned maintenance in excess of 7 000 MW over the Easter weekend, along with improvements at a number of stations, says COO Jan Oberholzer.

Standard Chartered to stop financing new coal-fired power plants

2018-09-25 11:22

Standard Chartered said it will stop financing new coal-fired power plants anywhere in the world as part of its commitment to supporting the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Private power paralysis

2017-02-05 06:01

South Africa’s multibillion-rand plan for two gas-powered private power stations could take a decade to deliver its first electricity.

SA lethargy hinders entrepreneur's power plan

2015-05-14 09:26

It has taken Ayanda Bam a decade to convince the government to back his plan to build and own a power plant even after the country’s president welcomed the idea.

Govt delay imperils R5bn canola-fuel plant

2015-04-10 12:25

PhytoEnergy says it will only proceed with a plan to build a plant to convert canola into diesel in South Africa if the government passes laws needed by the industry.

Putin visits plant accident site

2009-08-21 20:43

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has visited the site of the Siberia power plant accident as the confirmed death toll rose to 26.


Eskom’s biggest power plant has broken pollution equipment

2019-07-12 11:29

Eskom said pollution reduction equipment at its biggest operational plant hasn’t been working properly since early last year.

'Kusile should be cancelled' – Greenpeace report

2019-04-26 06:30

Greenpeace believes there should be no further investment in coal-fired power stations and that it 'makes no sense' for Eskom to complete the Kusile Power Station project.

PIC acquires power plant

2018-04-13 16:58

The Competition Tribunal has approved a transaction that allows the Public Investment Corporation to acquire control of a solar energy supplier.

Eskom says Ingula running ahead of schedule

2016-03-10 13:55

Eskom says it will rely heavily on the extra generating capacity of its Ingula Storage Pump Scheme to help with electricity provision during the winter months.

SA mine gets backing for $1.7bn power plant

2015-04-30 20:17

Kuyasa Mining plans to put in an offer to build a 600MW power plant at a cost of $1.7bn, in the next procurement round for electricity generation from private companies.

Children of Fukushima don't play outside

2014-03-10 16:27

Children near Fukushima nuclear plant barely know what it's like to play outside because fear of radiation has kept them indoors for much of their lives.

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