Polite compliments and vagueness mask the rumblings of political disquiet at the power utility.
Persistent rumours that chief executive Brian Dames was leaving Eskom proved true when he said that he had, in fact, resigned from the power utility.
Power utility Eskom has been dealt another blow with the resignation of its chief executive Brian Dames, who will leave the company in March 2014.
Eskom, which provides 95% of the power to SA, says power will remain tight during the summer period as it increases maintenance work on its fleet.
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 is at pains to defend its chief executive, Brian Dames, whose contract is rumoured to be up for renewal.
AngloGold Ashanti has become the 49th business partner to join Eskom's energy efficiency drive, 49M.
At a high-profile "pressure test" at the Medupi power plant, President Jacob Zuma was upstaged by the local mayor, writes Daniel Bethencourt.
Eskom chief executive Brian Dames has to overcome numerous hurdles. He needs the public to save energy and municipalities to lower profit margins.
Supply constraints, double-digit price hikes and power outages are taking their toll on the economy, experts say. And brace for more load-shedding.
Eskom says South Africans have to reduce their electricity use by a tenth, so it can take power stations offline for dangerously overdue maintenance.
Eskom has grown its net profit to R12.8-billion in the six months to end of September, chief financial officer Paul O'Flaherty says.
While Eskom nestles on a R50-billion pile of money, everyone from manufacturers to residents are reeling as rising electricity prices hit home.
Eskom chief executive Brian Dames warned that the utility faced a long summer of maintenance of its power plants, increasing the risk of load-shedding
Eskom's has said its executive remuneration was below the average of listed companies of equal size.
Eskom has paid executive committee members 109% more in 2011 than last year, according to its financial statements for the year ended March 31.
Eskom's approved capital investment programme, which includes the capacity expansion programme, is the largest individual stimulus to the economy.
Eskom is partnering with the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to fight corruption in its ranks, the parastatal said on Wednesday.