Collin Matjila has been appointed as the acting Chief Executive Officer of Eskom as of 1 April 2014, the electricity utility said.

Eskom CEO Brian Dames says the country's power system remains "vulnerable" but unplanned outages will reduce going into winter.

Friday, 01 February 2013 07:44

Eskom public hearings kick off in Gauteng

The tariff increase was necessary to maintain revenue as well as to cover operating costs and the financial stability of Eskom.

Friday, 18 January 2013 08:18

ESKOM underfire in Capetown and Beyond

The City of Cape Town, trade unions and a host of civil society organisations opposed Eskom’s request for an average annual increase of 16 percent over five years at Nersa’s hearings on Eskom’s tariff application.

Monday, 22 October 2012 13:46

Eskom asks for 16% tariff increase

Power parastatal Eskom has asked the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) for a total 16% tariff increase over the next five years.

Friday, 12 October 2012 18:30

SA power supply to remain tight

South Africa's electricity supply is expected to remain tight in summer as Eskom – which will soon submit its next tariff application to the energy regulator - moves to do more maintenance on its plants.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 02:00

Eskom disappointed by Hitachi's boiler delay

Eskom CEO Brian Dames has expressed his 'disappointment' with industrial group Hitachi over the delay in the building of the boilers for the important Meduphi power station.

As the “coal capital” of South Africa, the city of Emalahleni in Mpumalanga is the new "power house" of the region.

Thursday, 02 December 2010 02:00

New industrial park for Lephalale

A new 309 hectare industrial park strategically positioned in an industrial corridor situated between the new Medupi and existing Matimba Power Stations and near Grootgeluk coal mine in Lephalale is being marketed by Pam Golding Properties Ellisras office.

Eskom is confident it can save at least 10% of the costs of building the Medupi and Kusile power stations, chief officer for generation Brian Dames said.

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