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  • Eskom gives the quarterly state of the system update

    Eskom Group CEO, Andre de Ruyter is briefing the media. De Ruyter is expected to speak on the quarterly state of the system. The power...

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    Eskom Group CEO, Andre de Ruyter is briefing the media. De Ruyter is expected to speak on the quarterly state of the system. The power utility is giving its quarterly state of the system briefing as it continues to face financial and operational challenges In other news – Is Uzalo’s Dawn Thandeka King aka Mangcobo...
  • Eskom board leaders under fire over dodgy contracts

    Eskom board executives on Friday came in for a grilling from Parliament’s finance watchdog Scopa over dodgy contracts. Some of the contracts ballooned by up...

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    Eskom board executives on Friday came in for a grilling from Parliament’s finance watchdog Scopa over dodgy contracts. Some of the contracts ballooned by up to 500%. The power utility was also questioned about civil claims against companies to recoup billions of rand. Scopa members heard how one contract Skyrocketed from R75 million to R12,5billion...
  • Eskom will restore power in Soweto and The Vaal at 9am

    Eskom on Friday said it would restore power to thousands of people in Soweto and The Vaal at 9 am. The power utility once again...

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    Eskom on Friday said it would restore power to thousands of people in Soweto and The Vaal at 9 am. The power utility once again implemented so-called “load reduction” in Gauteng communities, saying it was trying to prevent network overloading in high-density areas. Eskom cut their power at 5 am and called on affected customers...
  • Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan has strong focus on jobs

    South Africans can expect a jobs-focused economic recovery plan when President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a joint sitting of Parliament at 2 pm. The stimulus aims...

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    South Africans can expect a jobs-focused economic recovery plan when President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a joint sitting of Parliament at 2 pm. The stimulus aims to ensure unemployed South Africans find work in their local communities as jobs lost as a result of COVID-19 are restored in the medium term. Ramaphosa is under increased pressure...
  • Ben Ngubane to testify about Eskom at #Statecaptureinquiry

    Eskom will continue to top the agenda when the Zondo Commission resumes on Tuesday morning. Former Eskom Board chairperson Ben Ngubane is...

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    Eskom will continue to top the agenda when the Zondo Commission resumes on Tuesday morning. Former Eskom Board chairperson Ben Ngubane is expected to testify. The FD (financial director) Mr Molefe had met someone who was putting in a tender and had a discussion with the person during the evaluation of the...
  • Eskom warns its system is under severe pressure

    Eskom issued a warning early on Thursday evening that its power system is under severe pressure. However, there was no mention of load shedding or...

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    Eskom issued a warning early on Thursday evening that its power system is under severe pressure. However, there was no mention of load shedding or the likelihood of power cuts. Please switch off all unnecessary lights, your geyser, pool pump and non-essential appliances,” the power utility said in a statement. Research by the Council for...
  • Eskom still in the spotlight at #statecaptureinquiry

    Eskom will continue to top the agenda when the Zondo Commission resumes on Thursday morning. The inquiry will continue to hear evidence...

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    Eskom will continue to top the agenda when the Zondo Commission resumes on Thursday morning. The inquiry will continue to hear evidence from former Eskom board member Venete Klein. Former Eskom Company Secretary Malesela Phukubje is also expected to testify. In other news – This is why my past relationships have failed...
  • Steam generators arrive at Koeberg power station

    On Wednesday, Eskom celebrated the arrival of its long-awaited replacement steam generators at its Koeberg nuclear power station in the Western Cape. In a statement...

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    On Wednesday, Eskom celebrated the arrival of its long-awaited replacement steam generators at its Koeberg nuclear power station in the Western Cape. In a statement released by the power utility, it said its six new steam generators arrived at its power plant on Tuesday. Eskom said this was a culmination of “exceptional teamwork and collaboration...
  • South Africa Brace yourselves for more bad news on Load shedding

    Eskom is now allowed to source over 11,800MW from Independent Power Producers (IPPs), but this will not solve South Africa’s immediate electricity problems. This is...

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    Eskom is now allowed to source over 11,800MW from Independent Power Producers (IPPs), but this will not solve South Africa’s immediate electricity problems. This is the view of energy expert Chris Yelland, who spoke to ENCA about the Department of Energy’s new determination for the Energy Regulation Act. The new determination, which was published last...
  • Eskom maintenance workers to strike

    Workers at Eskom Rotek Industries are set to strike against labour brokers. They are accusing brokers of not paying employees in full....

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    Workers at Eskom Rotek Industries are set to strike against labour brokers. They are accusing brokers of not paying employees in full. Rotek Industries gives maintenance support at the power utility. The power utility says the grievances are being investigated and measures have been put in place to minimise the impact on...
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