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.
Johannesburg electricity utility City Power has said it had to change workers' shifts because they were irregular and illegal.
Hydropower is a viable alternative to fossil fuels, but South Africa is not realising the benefits of using water to generate energy.
Eskom has been "on the back foot" of its Medupi power station project from the get-go, says its financial director, Paul O'Flaherty.
Vuka Energy Savings is the winner of the Community Renewable Energy Award sponsored by Eskom.