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Municipalities default on Eskom bills despite intervention

Jan 17 2017 10:42

Despite a number of government interventions in 2016, municipalities owing money to Eskom have still defaulted on electricity bills.


Des van Rooyen backs Eskom as 13 municipalities face power cuts

Jan 17 2017 07:37

The Ministry for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has backed calls by Eskom for defaulting municipalities to pay their debts, as 13 areas fail to make payment plans.


Eskom must take tough stance against Exxaro - NUM

Jan 16 2017 18:32

The National Union of Mineworkers has expressed its dismay at the move by Exxaro to transform itself from a black-owned company to a black-empowered one.


Three more municipalities avert power cuts

Jan 16 2017 11:40

Eskom has suspended planned supply interruptions to three more municipalities after reaching payment agreements with them.


A bumper year for renewable energy

Jan 15 2017 06:37

This year could be a bumper one for South Africa’s renewable energy programme as prices could drop if the sector can sort out its problems with Eskom.


The crossroads of power

Jan 15 2017 06:33

Eskom will be at a crossroads in 2017. This year will see the utility define an energy policy that will shape its future for the next two decades as it faces increasing financial pressure.


Small investors ‘taken for Eskom ride’

Jan 15 2017 06:01

One of Eskom’s black empowerment schemes is under investigation after at least 800 investors were allegedly swindled out of their hard-earned money.


Eskom will support major renewable energy growth in 2021 – Koko

Jan 13 2017 19:57

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko says the utility will support major growth in the renewable energy sector from 2021, when he believes prices will come down.


EXCLUSIVE: Koko seeks to resolve Eskom impasse with renewables

Jan 13 2017 13:10

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko says Eskom and government stakeholders are nearly ready to present a solution that will enable it to sign power purchase agreements.



Eskom: We did not usurp nuclear build from Energy Dept

Jan 13 2017 11:35

State-owned power utility Eskom says it did not “usurp” the nuclear new build procurement programme from the Department of Energy in 2016.


5 reasons why Eskom is wrong about renewables costs – CSIR

Jan 12 2017 13:19

The CSIR has refuted Eskom’s cost calculations regarding renewable energy, after the utility said surplus power caused a net loss of R9bn to the economy.

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