Eskom

 
Blinded by power
Blinded by power
Our economy has been built on the labour of people going underground to dig up raw materials. South Africa’s resource blessing/curse — our...
Hadebe tries to allay fears of job losses in internal Eskom memo
Hadebe tries to allay fears of job losses in internal Eskom memo
"Will I still have a job in this turnaround of Eskom?"
Local market indicators shrug off bad news – for now
Local market indicators shrug off bad news – for now
We are just weeks away from elections with many voters unsure who to vote for or if to vote at all.
South Africa needs a Green New Deal
South Africa needs a Green New Deal
Decades of mismanagement, corruption and incompetence have seen the economy, quite literally, fade into darkness. It is temptingly easy to blame...
Elemental power is fuelling a new world order
Elemental power is fuelling a new world order
Wars are fought over resources, and there are few resources as important as coal and oil. Burning both of these fossil fuels to generate power has...
Inga dam deal is a grand delusion
Inga dam deal is a grand delusion
As load-shedding continues to affect lives,and headlines decry the deepening crisis at Eskom, it is deeply worrying that the government is gearing...
Eskom loses billions on coal contracts
Eskom loses billions on coal contracts
Broke state power utility Eskom is losing billions of rands by paying different prices to suppliers for the same quality coal.
Utility vows to complete Medupi and Kusile stations
Utility vows to complete Medupi and Kusile stations
Despite the problems experienced at Eskom’s two new coal-fired power stations, Medupi and Kusile, where costs have ballooned and delays abound,...
Eskom: Is there life after debt?
Eskom: Is there life after debt?
Eskom must roughly halve its debt — reducing it by R250-billion — if it is to get back to an even financial footing based on current...
The Republic of Commissions could need just one more inquiry
The Republic of Commissions could need just one more inquiry
Switch on your television or browse the news these days and a fresh torrent of public sector corruption comes stumbling out. This is innocence...
‘Corporate death penalty’ for companies
‘Corporate death penalty’ for companies
Burning coal kills 52 000 people in the United States each year. Digging up that coal creates just under 52 000 jobs. A new research paper from...

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