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ESKOM: South African Wind Industry Queries Legality of Eskom’s Force Majeure

  • Date: 01-04-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

South Africa’s wind energy producers are questioning the legality of a decision by the state-owned power utility to curtail purchases of their output due to low demand stemming from a national lockdown.

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ESKOM: Zimbabwe Pays Off Debt to Eskom, Energy Minister Says

  • Date: 30-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe has paid the the $33 million debt it owed to South Africa’s Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., the country’s energy minister said.

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ESKOM: Eskom commits to keeping the lights on during SA lockdown

  • Date: 30-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Mining Review

Eskom recognises the gravity of the recent outbreak of Covid-19, and the difficulties the country will have to endure in our endeavours to arrest the spread of the pandemic.

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ESKOM: South African Lockdown Prompts Eskom to Scale Back Workforce

  • Date: 27-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

South Africa’s state power utility told part of its workforce to stay home and delayed some maintenance as demand for electricity plummeted due to a national lockdown aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus.

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ESKOM: Eskom says all load shedding suspended for now

  • Date: 15-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Citizen

On Sunday at noon, Eskom suspended all load shedding. It’s not clear if the rolling blackouts will resume on Monday.

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ESKOM: Eskom Ramps Up Power Cuts After Fault at Nuclear Plant

  • Date: 10-03-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

South Africa’s struggling state power utility doubled the severity of nationwide power cuts on Tuesday after its sole nuclear plant, which it considers its most reliable generation facility, experienced problems with one of its turbines.

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ESKOM: South Africa's Eskom needs cash injection to avoid debt crisis - CEO

  • Date: 18-02-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Reuters

CAPE TOWN, Feb 18 (Reuters) - South Africa’s ailing power utility Eskom urgently needs more cash to stabilise its ballooning debt pile with the funds coming from a rise in tariffs or new equity, new chief executive Andre de Ruyter told lawmakers on Tuesday.

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ESKOM: Amplats shows the effects of Eskom blackouts

  • Date: 17-02-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Live

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) gave an insight into what the devastation Eskom is causing for not just companies but the state as rolling blackouts become a factor of life.

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