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Eskom to implement stage 2 load-shedding from 4pm to 10pm

Power utility says it will implement load-shedding due to shortage of generation capacity as several of its units are on unplanned outages due to technical faults

SA pays price of Eskom’s disastrous governance

The governance of state-owned enterprises, while more complex, is just as important as in private enterprises — if not more so, writes Hilary Joffe

Nene ‘concerned’ by Eskom suspensions

Nhlanhla Nene. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says temporary suspensions of key officials at state-owned power utility is a concern, but firm’s financial stability is on course

Brown asks for legal opinion on how to intervene in Eskom’s operations

Lynne Brown. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Public enterprises minister asks for legal opinion from department on how she can intervene in affairs of Eskom without contravening Companies Act

Audit call ‘triggered’ removal of Eskom execs

Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona. Picture: SIMPHIWE NKWALI

Call for proposals from auditing firms for a review of Eskom’s tendering processes may have been the trigger for the suspensions, with tenders above R300m facing probe

A fuel for Africa’s growth

Hydropower alternative: As African economies grow, demand for sustainable energy supply is also increasing. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Renewable energy sources such as hydroelectric and wind power are due to become an increasingly important part of the energy mix

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Eskom, Alstom agree to terminate Kusile contract

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Eskom's Kusile coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga.  Picture: SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA/MAKWENA MANAMELA

Cancellation will not, however, delay the completion of the plant, power utility says

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