News Relating to ESKOM

World Bank says Eskom simply too big to fail

2019-01-22 14:01

'It is just too big to allow it to disintegrate, and fixing all these pieces will be costlier than trying to reform it', the bank’s country director for SA said at a media briefing in Johannesburg.  Read More »

World Bank says Eskom simply too big to fail

2019-01-22 14:01

"It is just too big to allow it to disintegrate, and fixing all these pieces will be costlier than trying to reform it," the bank’s country director for SA said at a media briefing in Johannesburg.  Read More »

 
 

How to deal with Eskom's ever-rising electricity tariffs

2019-01-19 08:31

Eskom has applied to Nersa for a 15% tariff increase from 1 April 2019 for three consecutive years compounded, on top of a 4,5% RCA price increase already awarded, and further RCA applications in the pipeline. Read More »

How to deal with Eskom's ever-rising electricity tariffs

2019-01-19 08:30

Eskom has applied to Nersa for a 15% tariff increase from 1 April 2019 for three consecutive years compounded, on top of a 4,5% RCA price increase already awarded, and further RCA applications in the pipeline. Read More »

 
 

Ramaphosa says independence of the Reserve Bank is 'sacrosanct'

2019-01-16 09:26

The president, addressing business leaders ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, has said there is no intention to interfere with the independence of the central bank. Read More »

Ramaphosa says independence of the Reserve Bank is 'sacrosanct'

2019-01-16 09:24

The president, addressing business leaders ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, has said there is no intention to interfere with the independence of the central bank. Read More »

 

'Find it in your heart, Eskom' - public's pleas on 'unbearable' tariff hikes

2019-01-16 08:06

Granting power utility Eskom the 15% annual tariff hike it has asked for will only add pressure to already struggling households, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard during a second day of public hearings.  Read More »

NUM challenges government to save jobs at Optimum mine - even if that means buying it

2019-01-16 07:37

The National Union of Mineworkers says mineworkers at Optimum and Koornfontein Colliery Mines in Mpumalanga have not received their salaries in three months.  Read More »

 

Maimane: Break down Ramaphosa's Trump-style wall of economic exclusion

2019-01-16 07:37

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said there was no difference between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma, as both promised economic transformation which only led to wealth for the politically connected few.  Read More »

Maimane: Break down Ramaphosa's Trump-style wall of economic exclusion

2019-01-16 07:36

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said there was no difference between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma, as both promised economic transformation which only led to wealth for the politically connected few.  Read More »

 

NUM challenges government to save jobs at Optimum mine - even if that means buying it

2019-01-16 07:33

The National Union of Mineworkers says mineworkers at Optimum and Koornfontein Colliery Mines in Mpumalanga have not received their salaries in three months.  Read More »

'Find it in your heart, Eskom' - public's pleas on 'unbearable' tariff hikes

2019-01-15 13:05

Granting power utility Eskom the 15% annual tariff hike it has asked for will only add pressure to already struggling households, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard during a second day of public hearings.  Read More »

 

'Find it in your heart, Eskom' - public's pleas on 'unbearable' tariff hikes

2019-01-15 13:04

Granting power utility Eskom the 15% annual tariff hike it has asked for will only add pressure to already struggling households, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard during a second day of public hearings.  Read More »

 
 

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

2019-01-14 10:03

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the power utility should be given the opportunity to apologise to South Africans for the challenges the entity has brought upon the country. Read More »

 

Energy regulator to start hearings on electricity tariffs

2019-01-14 06:30

The National Energy Regulator of SA, which sets prices and tariffs for power utility Eskom, will hold a series of nationwide public hearings on what South Africans will be paying for electricity.  Read More »

 

Energy regulator to start hearings on electricity tariffs

2019-01-14 06:25

The National Energy Regulator of SA, which sets prices and tariffs for power utility Eskom, will hold a series of nationwide public hearings on what South Africans will be paying for electricity.  Read More »

SIU waiting for responding papers in application to nullify Eskom, Tegeta deal

2019-01-13 10:22

The Special Investigating Unit is waiting for responding papers to be filed in its court application to have a coal supply contract between Eskom and Tegeta declared illegal and invalid soon. Read More »

 

SIU waiting for responding papers in application to nullify Eskom, Tegeta deal

2019-01-13 10:21

The Special Investigating Unit is waiting for responding papers to be filed in its court application to have a coal supply contract between Eskom and Tegeta declared illegal and invalid soon. Read More »

Eskom task team member says she resigned after scope became clear

2019-01-10 12:21

Sy Gourrah, one of the eight members originally appointed to Eskom’s sustainability task team, says she asked to be recused from the team as soon as it was appointed. Read More »

 

Eskom task team member says she resigned after scope became clear

2019-01-10 12:21

Sy Gourrah, one of the eight members originally appointed to Eskom’s sustainability task team, says she asked to be recused from the team as soon as it was appointed. Read More »

 

Cash-strapped Eskom set to bleed more jobs - source

2019-01-04 18:27

Eskom will extend its strategy of trimming top executive positions to include lower ranking managers and finally the general workforce, according to a person familiar with the plans. Read More »

 

Eskom is said to extend job cuts beyond top tier of management

2019-01-04 18:26

Eskom will extend its strategy of trimming top executive positions to include lower ranking managers and finally the general workforce, according to a person familiar with the plans. Read More »

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.  Read More »

 

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.  Read More »

 

Eskom to government: Forecasts for electricity demand in IRP too high

2018-12-27 06:00

In a previously confidential report to government, Eskom has said the forecasts for future electricity demand in the draft IRP were too high and could result in too much new power being commissioned. Read More »

 

Eskom to government: Forecasts for electricity demand in IRP too high

2018-12-27 06:00

In a previously confidential report to government, Eskom has said the forecasts for future electricity demand in the draft IRP were too high and could result in too much new power being commissioned. Read More »

 
 

Brian Dames steps down from Eskom task team

2018-12-19 08:39

In a media statement on Wednesday morning, the Presidency said that Dames had noted concerns raised regarding a 'perceived conflict of interest relating to the scope of work and terms of reference of the Eskom Sustainability Task Team'.  Read More »

 

Brian Dames steps down from Eskom task team

2018-12-19 08:38

In a media statement on Wednesday morning, the Presidency said that Dames had noted concerns raised regarding a 'perceived conflict of interest relating to the scope of work and terms of reference of the Eskom Sustainability Task Team'.  Read More »

 

Eskom gets R1.5bn French loan to help strengthen power grid

2018-12-13 15:48

Eskom and Agence Française de Développement have signed a R1.5bn loan agreement to support the electricity utility's investments in its power transmission grid. Read More »

 

Eskom gets R1.5bn French loan to help strengthen power grid

2018-12-13 15:47

Eskom and Agence Française de Développement have signed a R1.5bn loan agreement to support the electricity utility's investments in its power transmission grid. Read More »

FACT CHECKED: Load shedding - not enough coal or all part of a loan deal?

2018-12-13 13:04

Amid rumours circulating on social media about the cause of load shedding, Fin24 weighs up the facts to get to the bottom of the electricity crisis. Read More »

 
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