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We’ll pay Eskom, not municipality
We’ll pay Eskom, not municipality
While 96 municipalities across the country are scrambling to negotiate payment agreements with Eskom for overdue bills that amount to R27.8-billion, local businesses are fighting to pay Eskom directly, bypassing the municipalities, in a bid to keep the local economies going....
Regulations may dim a solar dawn
Regulations may dim a solar dawn
On Thursday, June 28, Sola Future Energy chief executive Dominic Wills was just outside Clanwilliam worryingly texting his colleagues.
Eskom posts R2.3bn loss, R19bn in irregular expenditure
Eskom posts R2.3bn loss, R19bn in irregular expenditure
Eskom suffered a net loss of R2.3-billion in 2018, the state-owned power producer revealed at it financial results presentation on Monday.
Emerging markets in trade war crossfire
Emerging markets in trade war crossfire
The rand took a beating this week as it reached lows last seen six months ago and edged dangerously close to the R14-to-the-dollar mark. Experts...
Flailing Eskom out of options
Flailing Eskom out of options
Eskom’s severe financial constraints, outlined in stark detail in court papers, reveal why it has stuck to its 0% wage offer, a rare move for a...
Jo’burg cash flow under a microscope
Jo’burg cash flow under a microscope
It was third time lucky for Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba, who finally managed to get the City of Johannesburg’s 2018–2019 budget approved....
Mantashe turns up the heat on ANC KZN members and Supra is accused of sowing division
Mantashe turns up the heat on ANC KZN members and Supra is accused of sowing division
ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe has demanded disciplinary action against KZN party delegates who heckled and prevented him from addressing...
Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out ‘drug addict’ Eskom
Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out ‘drug addict’ Eskom
Granting Eskom above-inflation tariff hikes is like feeding bailout addictions of a drug addict, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa...
IPP deal would be 'financial suicide' ― Numsa lawyer tells court
IPP deal would be 'financial suicide' ― Numsa lawyer tells court
A lawyer for the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) argued in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday that the signing of...
Energy regulator forces Eskom to cut its costs
Energy regulator forces Eskom to cut its costs
The National Energy Regulator (Nersa) has told Eskom it cannot pass cost increases on to consumers. Rather, it will be expected to cut operational...
Flailing giant Eskom a threat to SA
Flailing giant Eskom a threat to SA
Is Eskom, and by extension the country, facing a financial reckoning? The beleaguered utility is deemed to be too big to fail, given the government’s exposure to its debt and the fact that it is the economy’s major supplier of power....
Eskom’s death spiral looms large
Eskom’s death spiral looms large
Eskom is facing a fundamental crisis that is only being exacerbated by allegations of corruption and the leadership vacuum at the state power...

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