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Eskom’s board insists Maroga quit

The board of power utility Eskom insisted on Wednesday that CEO Jacob Maroga has resigned despite his denial.

Angloplat: Fuel cells have strong future in Africa

Fuel cells can play a big role in plugging Africa's power deficit in a greener way, with commercialisation seen within a decade.

Eskom: System under pressure as power demand rises

SA's power demand has risen back to the highs before the start of the economic slowdown, Eskom said on Friday.

US facilities in SA closed over security threat

All United States government facilities in South Africa were closed on Tuesday over an undisclosed security threat, a US embassy spokesperson said.

SA needs co-generation to avoid power crisis

SA needs to taps its 2 000MW co-generation potential to avoid another power crisis, an industry official said on Wednesday

Scope for SA mini hydro power real, but finite

South Africa has scope to build mini hydro plants to help power communities but the potential is finite, an industry official said.

Eskom posts big loss, says power supply is tight

Eskom on Thursday reported one of the biggest full-year losses in its history and warned power supply was still tight despite a decline in usage.

SA miners in final talks, strikes pressure Zuma

Unions representing gold miners met with employers for final wage talks on Tuesday, saying a strike was ''highly likely'' if they fail to reach a deal.

Eskom’s two new power plants on track, mulls a third

Two 4 800MW power plants Eskom is constructing are on track, and it expects to seek approval from the board for a third plant in December.

SADC pushes to expedite Madagascar crisis talks

Southern African leaders will speed up their efforts to help restore political order in Madagascar after talks on the island collapsed.

‘Poor must be protected from power tariff hikes’

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters says that measures must be put in place to shield the poor from an electricity price increase requested by Eskom.

Crime is central problem for Soccer World Cup

South Africa's fearsome record for robbery, murder and rape may be the single biggest challenge facing organisers of next year's Soccer World Cup.

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