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.
The utility is being accused of holding its customers and the authorities to ransom.
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 could use another firm to work alongside Alstom if the latter does not install software for the Medpui plant's boilers on time, say reports.
For over two decades, the Eskom eta Awards have been recognising and rewarding excellence in energy efficiency.
The Residential Award is for the application of sound energy efficiency principles in the residential sector for at least 12 months.
The time might have come for the ANC to reconsider its investment arm Chancellor House as a commercial venture, says treasurer general Zweli Mkhize.
As Eskom urges customers to curtail power usage, firms have agreed to follow protocol if the utility declares a power-supply emergency, says a report.
Eskom has declared an electricity supply emergency and is urging customers to curtail power usage.
Eskom says its power system is expected to be constrained for two weeks as generators are being maintained.
Eskom has apologised for using a private security company at the Medupi power station in Limpopo to spy on environmental bodies.
Six people have died and six others have been injured when a platform in a tunnel collapsed at an Eskom construction site near Ladysmith.
South Africa can expect electricity next year from coal-fired power stations Medupi in Limpopo and Kusile in Mpumalanga.
The government has chosen 17 preferred clean bids and is studying further candidates to cut its coal reliance.
South Africa's nuclear expansion programme depends on a number of strategies that still need to be put in place before financing can determined.
Plans for a new coal-fired power station are baffling in light of South Africa's agreement to decrease its emissions by 34% by 2020.
Power utility still searches for its capital division head.
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.
Power has been restored in Lawley and Lenasia South, while other parts of Jo'burg could be left in the dark over the weekend, says City Power.