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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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ESKOM: Govt consults with industry on nuclear power plans

  • Date: 15-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Eye Witness News

Government wants to supplement its power capacity because of problems at state-owned power utility Eskom’s fleet of coal-fired power plants, some of which will be decommissioned over the next two decades.

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ESKOM: Eskom faces Kendal shutdown over emissions

  • Date: 19-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Energy Voice

Eskom has been instructed to halt work at a number of units at its Kendal power plant by the South African Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF).

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ESKOM: Confirmed: Eskom to increase electricity tariffs ‘after lockdown’

  • Date: 19-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The South African

Eskom has been granted permission to increase electricity tariffs in an attempt to recoup R13 billion. The increase is expected to be finalised by September 2020.

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ESKOM: NERSA gives the green light to Eskom to increase tariffs

  • Date: 18-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: ESI Africa

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has approved Eskom’s request to recover R13.3 billion as part of the power utility’s regulatory clearing account (RCA) application for the 2018/19 year.

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ESKOM: South African energy regulator allows Eskom to claw back $718m in tariffs

  • Date: 16-05-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: CGTN Africa

South African energy regulator Nersa said on Friday it will allow utility Eskom to recover 13.3 billion rand ($718 million) from customers for electricity supplied in the 2018/19 financial year, lower than what the state-owned power utility had applied for.

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