ARTICLES RELATING TO POWER SUPPLY

Eskom: DA is mistaken, we are not planning load shedding

2019-09-19 20:48

Eskom is not planning load shedding in September and October, the power utility has said.

Load shedding: What we know about the state of the electricity system so far

2019-04-03 06:45

SA will know more about the current status of the country's electricity supply on Wednesday, when Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza will address media.

Corruption, state capture behind Eskom's downfall, Nersa hears

2019-01-14 19:52

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard calls to launch its own probe into Eskom during public hearings on Monday.

We must apologise to South Africans for 'avoidable' challenges - Eskom CEO

2019-01-14 10:01

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has apologised to South Africans for what he called "avoidable challenges" such as load shedding.

Eskom: Coal stocks on the up

2018-11-21 21:01

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the power utility's coal stocks will likely improve from the end of the year, after a tough year of doing business with Tegeta.

Zim power utility owes Eskom over R400m

2016-12-15 16:40

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority is owing Eskom R443m for power supply as at 2 December, according to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Eskom steps up Gauteng smart meter rollout

2015-12-20 09:48

Thousands of Gauteng residents are set to receive smart prepaid electricity meters as part of Eskom’s plan to improve cash flow.

Heatwave not affecting power supply, says Eskom

2015-10-08 14:43

Gauteng's current heatwave has not affected power consumption during the critical peak period as demand decreases as soon as the sun sets, says Eskom.

Zambia power firms to cut supply to mines by 30%

2015-08-12 13:24

Zambian power companies will cut electricity supply to mining firms by 30% due to a power deficit which threatens to bring the economy to its knees.

To prepay or not to prepay Eskom – that is the question…

2015-05-06 06:12

Some questionable public statements by Eskom’s Brian Molefe make one wonders whether he is receiving sound information from his executive team, says Chris Yelland.

 

Eskom's Medupi and Kusile to cost R36bn to complete, will not be halted - Mabuza

2019-04-04 09:28

Eskom Chairperson Jabu Mabuza says construction on power plants Medupi and Kusile will go ahead as the cost of halting the projects will not benefit the economy.

Joburg power mostly restored... just in time for load shedding

2019-03-18 19:35

Power has been restored to most suburbs affected by the earlier outage in Johannesburg, City Power Jhb has said.

We need higher tariffs to manage debt, but it won't solve the problem - Eskom CEO

2019-01-14 13:08

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has said that higher tariffs will not solve Eskom's debt problems, entirely.

Eskom says coal stocks have improved, but load shedding risk remains

2019-01-03 13:55

The state power utility says while it boosted coal stock levels and carried out maintenance at power stations over the festive period, but there's still no guarantee there won't be load shedding later in January.

Analysis: Eskom capacity at lowest in years

2018-11-21 06:45

While coal supplies can be supplemented short-term, Eskom faces structural problems that left its ability to supply power at its lowest in years.

Brown: Eskom debt could climb to R350bn within 5yrs

2016-03-03 18:00

Eskom had a debt of R333 billion at the end of last year, according to a written parliamentary reply by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Browne.

Eskom sidesteps load shedding amid increased maintenance

2015-12-17 16:10

Power utility Eskom says it plans to take advantage of lower demand over the festive season ramp up maintenance without load shedding.

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's how power generates in your home

2015-09-02 15:12

Living on the edge... electricity wise? Here's how much volts your home appliances take.

Eskom to borrow R55bn to boost power output

2015-06-12 12:41

Eskom says it aims to borrow a further R55bn and turn its government debt into equity as it looks to boost generating capacity amid chronic power cuts.

Expect load shedding this week – Eskom

2015-04-13 12:31

Construction workers are continuing their stay-away at Medupi power station as Eskom warns that load shedding throughout the week is highly likely.

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