German power company RWE is shutting six domestic plants as the sector tots up the cost of the government's energy policy turnaround.
Eskom pay talks with unions have been referred to the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration after reaching a deadlock.
Kenya's energy regulator had to raise its retail price of petrol and diesel due to a weaker local currency and rising global oil prices.
While Eskom's revenue is up, rising costs have dented its profits and a lower than expected tariff increase could negatively affect its future.
Despite strong words from Malusi Gigaba earlier this year against the delay of its construction, the project will be set back. What went wrong?
The completion of just the first unit of the Medupi power station in Limpopo, is to be delayed, pushing the project's deadline back into next year.
Eskom had to briefly cut supply to one of BHP Billiton's aluminium smelters on Monday night after nationwide demand outstripped supply.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is taking Johannesburg City Power to court over an R800-million tender, it has been reported.
Siemens's SA unit has won the contract to supply 46 wind turbines to power utility Eskom's 100 megawatt Sere wind farm, says the German company.
Eskom has partnered with the SABC to give South Africans daily real time information on the power system, the power utility has said.
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has told MPs that many of the country's older coal-fired power plants would be retired and "fall away around 2023".
The public enterprises minister says Eskom is reviewing the implications of Nersa's decision to grant a lower than requested electricity tariff hike.
It was "too risky a commitment to make" to say there would be no load shedding in the coming months, says Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane.
With Eskom's rolling blackouts highly likely this winter, consumers have no choice but to switch off.
National Union of Metal Workers SA has proposed one centralised negotiation for wage disputes at Eskom's Medupi, Kusile and Ingula projects.
Service providers will face tough penalties if the Medupi power station in Limpopo does not meet its December 2013 deadline.
South Africa is a good place for more investment in the gas market, says the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.
BHP Billiton says it expects Eskom to honour deals that let the mining giant buy electricity for its smelters at over half the cost of production.
The regulator has rejected the utility's request to carry on paying big users to cut consumption.