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Load shedding ‘not likely’ on Friday – Eskom

“Due to further improvement in generation performance and the notable strides made in replenishing water and diesel reserves, Eskom is not likely to implement...

Medupi is drowning in damaging ash as contractor forced to withdraw

The five power generation units at Eskom’s troubled new Medupi Power Station that have been operational are drowning in ash after Clyde Bergemann Africa...

UPDATE: Load shedding moves to Stage 4 from 1pm until 10pm...

Eskom has announced that the rotational load shedding it first notified South Africans of yesterday, and which they said this morning would take place...

Return of stage 2 load-shedding costs SA economy R2bn a day

The impact of Eskom’s latest stage 2 load shedding of 2,000MW is set to cost South Africa’s productive economy R2 billion in 13 hours...

Eskom’s new power stations already falling apart, with repairs estimated at...

Eskom general manager for group technical Titus Mathe disclosed to Moneyweb on Friday that the cost to fix “design defects” at Eskom’s new Medupi...

All Eskom wants for Christmas is a R100bn government bailout

The struggling power utility wants the state to absorb its debt in a move that would likely be good for them but bad for...

Stage 2 load shedding likely to continue until Friday, says Eskom

The power utility has warned that the lights will again start going off from 9am until 10pm today. Stage 2 load shedding will be in...

Eskom to resume Stage 2 load shedding from 9am

The power utility has warned that the situation for the rest of this week continues to look bleak. After Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe warned in...

Now there are eight stages of Eskom misery

Struggling power utility Eskom has extended its load shedding regime from four stages that allow up to 4 000 megawatts (MW) of demand to be...

Ghosts of the Guptas – why Eskom can’t keep the lights...

Delays in procurement processes to get new coal contracts are behind the latest bout of nationwide load shedding by state power producer Eskom. The utility’s...

Municipal debt to Eskom climbs to R17bn

The debt owed to Eskom by South Africa’s municipalities continues to grow and has now reached R17 billion, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister...

‘Incompetent’ Eskom asking for too much, says energy expert

Eskom’s application for a R21.6 billion reimbursement through more tariff hikes showed the power utility’s incompetence in managing its finances, according to energy expert...

Power cuts averted by FS municipality

The power utility, Eskom, has suspended its initial plan to interrupt power to the cash-strapped Tokologo Local Municipality, that includes Hertzogville in the Free...

Soutpan could be without water soon

Power cuts by Eskom – due to non-payment by the Mangaung Metro Municipality – might soon leave the community of Soutpan in the Free...

I’ll get to bottom of state capture – Judge Zondo

Promising to leave no stone unturned, head of the State Capture Inquiry Judge Raymond Zondo yesterday described state capture as being about a network...

Eskom acknowledges corruption, takes measures

Eskom confirms irregularities are affecting their financial status, and as a result over a thousand Eskom employees have recently been suspended, dismissed and some...

No bonuses at Eskom amid R19.6bn in irregular expenditure

Eskom revealed at its financial results presentation on Monday morning that it suffered a net loss of R2.3 billion in the 2017/18 financial year,...