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ESKOM: Eskom drops tariff bombshell

  • Date: 20-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: City Press

Making a strong case against Nersa, power utility argues that regulator overstepped its legal mandate in focusing on tariff affordability rather than cost management.

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ESKOM: Eskom appoints interim chairperson

  • Date: 15-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: SABC

Professor Malegapuru Makgoba has been appointed Eskom’s interim chairperson. This follows the resignation of Jabu Mabuza last week. Makgoba, a scientist, joined the Eskom board as a non-executive director in 2018.

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ESKOM: Eskom Chairman Resigns as South Africa Blackouts Resume

  • Date: 11-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

The chairman of Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. resigned from his post after the South African power utility resumed rolling blackouts earlier than expected in 2020.

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ESKOM: Nersa: If Eskom Wins Court Matter, Power Prices Will Rise

  • Date: 08-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: iAfrica

JOHANNESBURG – South Africans can expect to pay more for electricity if Eskom’s court application succeeds next week.

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ESKOM: First day at the death spiral for new Eskom CEO

  • Date: 06-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Energy Voice

Eskom’s new CEO Andre de Ruyter has begun his tenure, faced with a major challenge of how to address the company’s debt load and power outs.

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ESKOM: Eskom postpones scheduled Medupi maintenance as power grid constrained

  • Date: 06-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has postponed scheduled maintenance at one of biggest power plants at a time when it’s trying to stave off another round of blackouts.

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ESKOM: Eskom mulls new maintenance strategy that would leave 5 000 MW gap for two years

  • Date: 06-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

The Eskom board will, before the end of January, consider a new approach to the maintenance of its ailing coal fleet – one premised on creating more time and space for intensive maintenance and repair, whereby the utility makes a firm commitment to only a minimum level of supply that falls well short of demand.

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ESKOM: South Africa's Eskom resumes power cuts after Medupi fault

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

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s struggling state electricity firm Eskom said on Saturday it would cut up to 2,000 megawatts (MW) of power from the national grid overnight, after a conveyor belt failure at its Medupi coal-fired power station.

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