Eskom’s internal IT team ‘holds fort’ amid Oracle dispute
The state-owned company embarks on an emergency procurement process after the US enterprise software giant pulls the plug on IT support services.
Oracle insists Eskom must cough up in contract tiff
The power utility puts contingency measures in place to ensure minimal power disruptions amid a nasty contractual dispute with the enterprise software giant.
Eskom confirms contractual dispute with Oracle
The power utility says it is involved in a contractual dispute with the enterprise software firm, which it contracted to provide a number of technical services.
SA remodels ageing coal plants with solar technology
Minister Barbara Creecy says climate change and global warming are real, and SA is aware of the risks and knows coal contributes to this effect.
Mantashe unlocks R45bn renewables investments in SA
The energy minister opens Bid Window 5 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme, which will procure a further 2 600MW of energy.
Renewable energy contributed 10% to SA’s grid in 2020
The country has been gradually adding renewable energy to the grid, increasing installed capacity from 467MW in 2013 to 5 027MW in 2020, says the CSIR.
Renewables industry stands ready for action on energy crisis
The country’s wind and solar energy industries welcome president Cyril Ramaphosa’s drive to boost the renewable energy sector.
SONA: President sees renewables as answer to load-shedding
As part of the measures to address SA’s power shortfall, government will in the coming weeks issue a request for proposals for 2 600MW from wind and solar energy.
ICT industry mourns as ‘trailblazer’ Chose Choeu dies
The information and communication technology industry organisations extend heartfelt condolences on the passing of Chose Choeu.
Green light for two renewable energy mergers in SA
The Competition Tribunal has given the go-ahead for two mergers of companies that supply renewable energy to power utility Eskom.
Eskom recovers R1.56bn from tech firm ABB
The Swiss company pays back the money as a result of corrupt activities flagged at Kusile Power Station.