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Eskom casts a pall over growth
Eskom casts a pall over growth
There was good news this week when gross domestic product (GDP) figures released by Statistics South Africa for the third quarter showed positive...
Numsa signs Eskom wage deal after months of talks
Numsa signs Eskom wage deal after months of talks
After months of negotiations, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has signed a wage agreement with power utility Eskom.
Still no deal in Eskom wage negotiations
Still no deal in Eskom wage negotiations
Eskom and the unions representing workers have not yet reached a wage deal, nearly a month after negotiations began.
Eskom unplugs fears of load-shedding
Eskom unplugs fears of load-shedding
About a quarter of its generation capacity is out of commission but power utility Eskom says it does not expect load-shedding this winter.
The Koeberg contract and the letter that has caused Eskom’s latest troubles
The Koeberg contract and the letter that has caused Eskom’s latest troubles
Eskom’s celebration of a year without load-shedding was marred this week by accusations that the power utility lied under oath in a court battle...
Not science fiction: SA may soon have too much electricity
Not science fiction: SA may soon have too much electricity
South Africa could be heading for a surplus of electricity within five years as Eskom, the state power monopoly, has accelerated its build...
Eskom is not ready to be privatised
Eskom is not ready to be privatised
The impact of constrained energy supply on the economy is a major concern, but government is not ready to privatise Eskom, says public enterprises...
Eskom's application for price hike denied
Eskom's application for price hike denied
South Africa's energy regulator has denied Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. permission to raise power prices further this year so the utility can...
No risk of blackout, says Eskom
No risk of blackout, says Eskom
The risk of a total power blackout in South Africa at any point in future is "out of the question", acting Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe said on...
Eskom's Molefe sets ambitious goals
Eskom's Molefe sets ambitious goals
Barely a week after being appointed to lead embattled South African power utility Eskom, acting chief executive Brian Molefe is already setting...
SA's future shrouded in darkness
SA's future shrouded in darkness
The state of South Africa's electricity system was in dire straits this week, with Eskom losing almost half of its available capacity on Tuesday,...

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