Nov 5, 2018

Eskom pilots solar-powered microgrid

The clean energy facility provides electricity to 14 households in the Wilhelmina community in the Free State.

Sep 13, 2018

Study reaffirms renewables now cheaper than coal

Rising input costs and energy insecurity have made coal increasingly less competitive for electricity generation, a study reveals.

Jul 31, 2018

Eskom holds regional science fair competition

Students could win R14 million in prizes by participating in the regional leg of the Eskom science fair.

Jul 26, 2018

Altron completes Powertech Transformers sale

The JSE-listed group concludes disposal of Powertech Transformers, saying customers, especially Eskom, will continue to receive high quality services.

Jul 26, 2018

Greenpeace slams China over R33.7bn Eskom loan

Rather than supporting "dirty coal", the loan should have been used to advance renewable energy, the environmental group says.

Jul 24, 2018

Loss-making Eskom pays R21.3bn for renewable energy

The utility posts a loss of R2.3 billion, with R20 billion in irregular expenditure, for the financial year ended 31 March.

Jun 29, 2018

Eskom gets R1.35bn renewable energy boost

The power utility and KfW, the German Development Bank, sign a $100 million loan facility to facilitate the grid integration of renewable energy.

Jun 15, 2018

New coal plants to cost SA R19bn, push out renewables

Two planned coal plants are set to cost the country an additional R19.68 billion in present value terms over their lifetimes.

Mar 26, 2018

Earth Hour saves SA 410MW

On Saturday night, South Africans joined the rest of the world when they switched off their lights for Earth Hour.

Mar 19, 2018

Renewables industry rubbishes Numsa's claims

The imminent closures of Eskom's old coal-fired power stations are inevitable and unrelated to the renewable energy programme.

Mar 13, 2018

R58bn renewables deals blocked at 11th hour

Trade union Numsa and civic group Transform RSA granted urgent court interdict to stop the signing of the power deals.

Mar 9, 2018

Eskom to probe shady deals with SAP

The power utility commits to undertaking its own investigation following SAP's admission of misconduct in Gupta deals.

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