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Eskom executive quits less than a year in post

Oct 15 2018 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.


    Renewable energy, diesel help Eskom stave off loadshedding

    Oct 15 2018 20:30

    The power system has stabilised and there will be no loadshedding on Monday night, Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said.


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

    Oct 02 2018 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.


    Eskom’s aging power plants raise supply concerns

    Sep 24 2018 15:20

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


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

    Sep 21 2018 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.


    Four Eskom power plants have less than 10 days' coal

    Sep 17 2018 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.


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

    Sep 13 2018 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.


    Gordhan: Eskom should be allowed to compete in the renewable space

    Aug 29 2018 05:45

    The draft Integrated Resources Plan is a "game changer" for South Africa’s electricity landscape and Eskom should get the chance to participate, says Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan.


    Eskom to appoint CFO by September - Mabuza

    Aug 29 2018 23:21

    Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza has assured Parliament committees that the appointment of a CFO will be finalised by September.



    Eskom official blames 'worst industrial action in his 28 years' for load shedding

    Aug 28 2018 14:05

    The worst industrial action in 28 years directly contributed to Eskom having to implement load shedding, top executives from the power utility have said.


    High risk of load shedding for Wednesday evening - Eskom

    Aug 22 2018 15:21

    The power utility says a number of power generating units are down for maintenance, and may not come online in time to meet evening demand.

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