News Relating to ESKOM

Eskom applies to Nersa for a tariff increase

2018-10-22 20:43

Eskom has asked the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for 15% tariff increase per year for three years, the power utility said in a statement on Friday. Read More »

Eskom applies to Nersa for a tariff increase

2018-10-22 20:43

Eskom has asked the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for 15% tariff increase per year for three years, the power utility said in a statement on Friday. Read More »

 

DA wants Mboweni to announce Moyane's axing in mini budget

2018-10-22 18:01

DA MP David Maynier has put forward a "six pack" of challenges that he says new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni must address in his maiden mini budget. Read More »

 

Eskom director resigns after board learns of 'certain conflicts of interest'

2018-10-19 15:03

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza said in a statement that George Sebulela 'made the correct decision to resign,' but did not say what the conflicts of interest entailed.  Read More »

 

Eskom director resigns after board learns of 'certain conflicts of interest'

2018-10-19 15:02

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza said in a statement that George Sebulela 'made the correct decision to resign,' but did not say what the conflicts of interest entailed.  Read More »

Eskom executive quits less than a year in post

2018-10-15 22:38

Eskom’s group executive of generation Thava Govender, who worked for the power utility for 27 years, resigned and will vacate his office at the end of the month. Read More »

 
 

Irregular expenditure at audited state-owned enterprises swells to over R27bn

2018-10-10 12:05

Irregular expenditure at audited state-owned enterprises increased five-fold to R27bn, according to the Auditor General’s report for the 2017/18 financial year. Read More »

Irregular expenditure at audited state-owned enterprises swells to over R27bn

2018-10-10 12:04

Irregular expenditure at audited state-owned enterprises increased five-fold to R27bn, according to the Auditor General’s report for the 2017/18 financial year. Read More »

 

Eskom announces Unit 2 of Medupi is operational

2018-10-09 20:42

Eskom has brought unit two of its Medupi Power Station online to produce power - the fifth of six units at Medupi to be synchronised to the national power grid. Read More »

Eskom announces Unit 2 of Medupi is operational

2018-10-09 20:39

Eskom has brought unit two of its Medupi Power Station online to produce power - the fifth of six units at Medupi to be synchronised to the national power grid. Read More »

 

Beleaguered Bain got another tender from Public Enterprises, Treasury, Gordhan says

2018-10-08 22:21

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan says the Department of Public Enterprises and National Treasury awarded a tender of R12.1m to Bain for work to be done at state-owned airlines. Read More »

Gordhan highlights beleaguered Bain's history of govt tenders

2018-10-08 21:41

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan says the Department of Public Enterprises and National Treasury awarded a tender of R12.1m to Bain for work to be done at state-owned airlines. Read More »

 

Eskom’s Johnny Dladla resigns

2018-10-08 17:08

Former acting group chief executive for Eskom and current CEO of the state owned power utility’s subsidiary Rotek Industries, Johnny Dladla, has resigned.  Read More »

 
 

Senior Eskom staff resort to secure messaging app to stop leaks to former acting CEO

2018-10-05 19:02

Senior managers at the power utility have started to use secure messaging app Telegram in an effort to stop chats being leaked to the group's former acting CEO Matshela Koko.  Read More »

 

Underperforming economy impacts electricity demand

2018-10-04 21:00

A "lacklustre" economic environment has meant electricity generation decreased in August, while consumption moderated from the previous month's reading, an economist has said. Read More »

 

Tariff hikes on cards as Nersa gives Eskom 4 years to recover R32.69bn

2018-10-02 18:58

The National Energy Regulator has given Eskom four years to recover R32.69bn, as part of the 3rd Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account.  Read More »

 

Tariff hikes on cards as Nersa gives Eskom 4 years to recover R32.69bn

2018-10-02 18:56

The National Energy Regulator has given Eskom four years to recover R32.69bn, as part of the 3rd Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account.  Read More »

Eskom’s aging power plants raise supply concerns

2018-09-25 08:14

Concern over Eskom's worsening generation plant performance impacting South Africa’s medium-term system adequacy outlook. Read More »

 

Eskom’s aging power plants raise supply concerns

2018-09-24 16:12

Concern over Eskom's worsening generation plant performance impacting South Africa’s medium-term system adequacy outlook. Read More »

 

Eskom’s aging power plants raise supply concerns

2018-09-24 15:20

Concern over Eskom's worsening generation plant performance impacting South Africa’s medium-term system adequacy outlook. Read More »

DBSA's financial health steady as it runs tight ship

2018-09-23 16:58

The Development Bank of Southern Africa has had a rocky few years after publicly falling out with previous Eskom leadership on governance challenges.  Read More »

 

DBSA's financial health steady as it runs tight ship

2018-09-23 16:58

The Development Bank of Southern Africa has had a rocky few years after publicly falling out with previous Eskom leadership on governance challenges.  Read More »

No silver bullet for Eskom - but radical pursuit of renewables is a no-brainer

2018-09-21 06:25

Eskom must pursue a fast, large-scale development of lower-cost renewable energy, close down its old power stations, and scrap building the last two units of Kusile. Read More »

 

No silver bullet for Eskom - but radical pursuit of renewables is a no-brainer

2018-09-21 06:24

Eskom must pursue a fast, large-scale development of lower-cost renewable energy, close down its old power stations, and scrap building the last two units of Kusile. Read More »

Mkhize wants more time for Eskom debt report

2018-09-18 16:55

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking that his deadline for a report on how much municipalities owe Eskom be extended. Read More »

 

Mkhize wants more time for Eskom debt report

2018-09-18 16:30

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking that his deadline for a report on how much municipalities owe Eskom be extended. Read More »

 

Four Eskom power plants have less than 10 days' coal

2018-09-17 08:20

The power utility is planning on trucking and railing supplies from a facility in the Limpopo province to the stations in Mpumalanga that’s about 400 kilometers away. Read More »

 
 

OPINION: Why Eskom bonds should be considered government debt

2018-09-15 08:00

If all R268bn of guaranteed debt landed on the government’s balance sheet, it could raise SA'sdebt to GBP towards 70%, not the 53% disclosed by the government for 2017, says Nick Smith-SavilleRead More »

 

Why Eskom bonds should be considered government debt

2018-09-15 07:45

If all R268bn of guaranteed debt landed on the government’s balance sheet, it could raise SA's debt to GDP towards 70%, not the 53% disclosed by the government for 2017, says Nick Smith-SavilleRead More »

 
 

Gordhan: Eskom investigating bomb threats, violence during wage dispute with unions

2018-09-13 12:15

The minister of public enterprises says investigations are underway into incidents of violence and intimidation - including bomb threats - that took place during the wage dispute between Eskom and unions.  Read More »

 
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