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26 June 2017
12 May 2017
DA: Natasha Mazzone says Parliament must launch full-scale inquiry into Eskom
The return of Brian Molefe to Eskom is a monumental disaster for the power utility, which is currently in a dire state of affairs and is surrounded by a swirling cloud of Gupta-linked corruption...
11 May 2017
Nersa may probe whether Eskom’s refusal to sign renewables PPAs contravened licence
The electricity subcommittee of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will recommend that the Energy Regulator institute a formal investigation into a complaint that Eskom was...
19 Apr 2017
De Lille vows to take minister to court over energy management
The City of Cape Town is preparing to take legal action against the energy minister over where it receives its electricity supply from, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Tuesday. The city would fight...
16 Mar 2017
NUM: NUM PWV region is unhappy with Eskom Board and government decision to close down five power stations
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) PWV Region is seriously disturbed by the decision taken by both Eskom Board and the South African Government to close down five Power Stations of which one...
15 Mar 2017
Eskom initiates talks on triggering government support to cover IPP costs
Eskom has written to the signatories of the Government Support Framework Agreement (GSFA) – which guarantees support for the State-owned utility in meeting its obligation to buy electricity from...
22 Feb 2017
Eskom and Transnet need to borrow billions more
Eskom and Transnet need to borrow billions more than anticipated in 2016, National Treasury revealed in its 2017 Budget Review on Wednesday. Even as Eskom’s financial performance improved in...
17 Feb 2017
Sarec says Eskom dragging its feet in honouring Zuma’s renewables ‘injunction’
The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) claims that Eskom has yet to issue any updated budget quotes for projects that President Jacob Zuma said in his State of the Nation address (Sona)...
25 Sep 2015
Is there a plan?
There has been scant information flow out of South Africa’s electricity war room, which was set up in December to deal with the country’s power crisis. It was interesting, therefore, to hear a...
18 Mar 2015
Eskom seeking skills – Ramaphosa
Power utility Eskom is racing to recruit as many skilled people as possible, regardless of their skin colour, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Responding to questions in the...
Renewables group homes in on South Africa’s embedded solar market
Renewable energy project specialist juwi Renewable Energies, which has participated in five South African utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined capacity of more than 120...
12 Mar 2015
SACP: Alex Mashilo says Eskom a national asset that now requires tough love
The South African Communist Party notes the suspensions of Eskom CEO and three other executives. The SACP calls for the investigations into the operational and administrative challenges including...
24 Oct 2014
Grid(lock) risks
The relationship between economic growth and development and stable and affordable electricity supply is not only strong, but also indisputable. The link is reaffirmed in the Africa Energy Outlook...
26 Feb 2014
FMF: Statement by the Free Market Foundation, independent policy organisation promoting economic freedom, applauds Energy Minister Martins and supports his vision for the ISMO and the future of the energy sector (26/02/2014)
The FMF applauds Energy Minister Ben Martins for his visionary statement to parliament telling the assembly to “fast track” key legislation to level the playing field between Eskom and Independent...
14 Jun 2012
Power tariff application to be submitted to Nersa in July
State-owned power utility Eskom will submit its third multiyear price determination period (MYPD3) application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) during July, CE Brian Dames...

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