Eskom task team appointed, initial recommendations expected in January

Dec 14 2018 17:53

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed an Eskom Sustainability Task Team to advise government on actions to resolve Eskom’s operational, structural and financial challenges, the Presidency said in a statement on Friday.


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

Dec 13 2018 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.


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

Dec 13 2018 13:02

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.


In Eskom's case, does Mboweni feel a photo is worth 1 000 words?

Dec 11 2018 16:42

Not long after Eskom told fund managers in London that the troubled power utility planned to ask Treasury to assume R100bn of its debt, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tweeted a picture of a sieve.


Links to load shedding schedules

Dec 03 2018 23:33

Find links to the websites of major municipalities below, where load shedding schedules can be found.


No load shedding for Tuesday, but risk still high

Dec 11 2018 09:29

Eskom says there is no load shedding scheduled for Tuesday, but there is still a high risk because the system remains vulnerable.



SA will have to assume Eskom debt - Rothschild

Dec 11 2018 11:37

SA faces no choice but to assume some of the debt of Eskom, said Martin Kingston, the CEO of Rothschild & Co's operations in the country.


Inside the Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep on going out

Dec 10 2018 23:01

Poor-quality coal, Medupi and Kusile’s design flaws and unplanned repairs are just some of the crises adding to the already broke Eskom woes.

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