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ESKOM: Eskom set to split up in 2021

  • Date: 20-12-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Live

Eskom is on track to split off its transmission arm and establish the new entity as a separate company within the next year.

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ESKOM: Amazon is going to make its own electricity in SA, then run it across Eskom’s grid

  • Date: 13-12-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Insider

South Africa will soon be one of the countries where online behemoth Amazon generates its own electricity from "utility scale" solar and wind plants – and then it will use Eskom's power lines to get that power where it is needed.

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ESKOM: ABB to Repay South Africa’s Eskom $103 Million After Probe

  • Date: 11-12-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

The reimbursement was agreed with the nation’s Special Investigating Unit, state-owned Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. said in a statement Friday. ABB has already accounted for the bulk of the payment in its financials, the Zurich-based company said in a separate statement.

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ESKOM: Eskom warns that load shedding may escalate

  • Date: 01-09-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Cape Town Etc

Electricity provider Eskom has announced they will implement Stage 2 load shedding on Tuesday, September 1 as multiple generation units have suffered breakdowns. Load shedding will be begin between midday and 10pm.

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ESKOM: South Africa's Eskom cannot say how long latest power cuts will last

  • Date: 15-07-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, July 15 (Reuters) - South Africa’s state utility Eskom cannot say how long a new round of power cuts that began on Friday will last, its spokesman Sikonathi Mantshantsha told Reuters.

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ESKOM: Blackouts in Gauteng as Eskom implements load reduction

  • Date: 27-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The Citizen

Power utility Eskom has announced on Saturday, 27 June, that it will be implementing load reduction from 5pm to 10pm to avoid network overloading.

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ESKOM: Eskom commits to complete Medupi and Kusile power stations

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Tech

Deputy president David Mabuza says Eskom has committed to completing the construction of Medupi power station this year, while Kusile will be completed by 2023.

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ESKOM: Eskom’s plan to split into 3 units challenged by unions

  • Date: 21-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: My Broadband ZA

The plan to unbundle Eskom into three separate entities is being challenged by workers unions. According to Rapport, labour unions Solidarity and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) have lodged grievances with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).

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