Since 2008 when wet coal led to the country's mines being shut down, it has been clear that the country has been in an energy crisis.
The installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels is on the rise, but South Africa is not as solar-friendly as it could be.
Experts argue that one of the main obstacles to South Africa’s nuclear ambitions is the cost, even with innovative financing models.
The latest electricity blackouts could spur renewed interest in going off the grid for our power supply and reducing our reliance on Eskom.
The power utility says load shedding may worsen this winter as it battles with electricity outages attributed to its antiquated power stations.
The power parastatal has employed external consultant Mike Rossouw to help solve its myriad problems.
The nearly R1-billion budget is in addition to the multibillion-rand nuclear plans SA is considering rolling out as part of its electricity road map.
Eskom has warned that its R7-billion profit will not be enough to meet its revenue shortfall over the next five years and keep the lights on.
Eskom has released two warnings within hours: switch off non-essential appliances or face load shedding; and prepare for another rate hike.
Business Unity South Africa has urged Eskom to let it help find ways to improve the power parastatal's sustainability and avoid a tariff hike.
For vision, you need illumination, and the Development Bank of Southern Africa plans to deliver both.
Eskom, which produces 95% of South Africa's electricity, will look to sell more debt as its projects to build more capacity remain on schedule.
Cheap lighting is giving pupils a better chance — and freeing up money for a better diet.
The utility is being accused of holding its customers and the authorities to ransom.
The Commercial Award is for outstanding projects and companies in the commercial sector.
The country's electricity crisis worsens as power stations break down and international investors stay away.
Why do miners strike? The M&G spoke to residents of a township near Gold Fields, who live without electricity and proper toilets.