Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity. Yet something remarkable is happening. From being [...]

Outa files complaint against Eskom with CompCom

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Outa files complaint against Eskom with CompCom

Alleging anti-competitive behaviour and abuse of dominant market position. Wayne Duvenage, chairman of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa), says that on 17 February, Outa lodged a [...]

Eskom 2016/17 borrowings up 46%

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Eskom 2016/17 borrowings up 46%

‘Lower savings, tariff increases.’ PRETORIA – Eskom increased its planned borrowings in 2016/17 dramatically by R21.7 billion to R68.5 billion, not because it accelerated its new build [...]

Eskom facing ‘unsustainable’ 2.2% tariff increase

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Eskom facing ‘unsustainable’ 2.2% tariff increase

Nersa committee in favour of tariff discounts. Eskom is expected to issue a press release on Wednesday [...]

BRIAN KANTOR: Privatising energy sector only way to empower SA’s future

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on BRIAN KANTOR: Privatising energy sector only way to empower SA’s future

No other set of policies will be as important for SA’s ability to raise future incomes, output [...]

Nuke programme to go ahead but won’t be implemented recklessly: Gigaba

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Nuke programme to go ahead but won’t be implemented recklessly: Gigaba

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba insist that government's controversial nuclear-build programme will continue as planned, but [...]

Eskom expects to deliver nuclear at 80c/kWh – Nicholls

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Eskom expects to deliver nuclear at 80c/kWh – Nicholls

Local and international nuclear experts, vendors and lobbyists are gathered at the annual Nuclear Africa conference [...]

How to shift from coal-fired power to renewables without job blackouts

September 14th, 2016|0 Comments

How will we care for our coal workers as we transition to sustainability? They are people [...]

Eskom board has 90 days to investigate acting CEO

August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

It's been given 90 days to probe Matshela Koko's liability, after a company -- Impulse International [...]