Energy

Eskom power rationing may escalate as generators fail at multiple stations

SOUTH Africa’s power utility, Eskom, rationed electricity for a second day Wednesday and warned outages may worsen due to breakdowns at key generation units,...

Black Royalty Minerals wins approval for Koornfontein Coal Mine purchase

APPROVAL had been granted for the acquisition of Koornfontein Coal Mine (KCM) in South Africa's Mpumalanga province, said Black Royalty Minerals (BRM). KCM was one...

Exxaro pushes coal exports to tide through Covid-19 but worries grow...

DESPITE all the gloom and doom on the Covid-19 and coal fronts, Exxaro Resources cracked it during first half of 2020 pushing up export...

The future of South Africa’s coal industry is not what it...

The future of the once-booming South African coal industry is no longer what it used to be or, to use another well-known old saw,...

Exxaro to post increase in interim EBITDA as coal operations prove...

EXXARO Resources said it would report an increase in interim earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) ended June 30 between 12% and...

SA Govt. issues summons to former Eskom CEO, Zwane & Guptas...

FORMER South African mines minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, is one of a group of 12 against which Eskom and the Government's Special Investing Unit (SIU)...

SA Govt’s renewable energy strategy is finally starting to get some...

   South Africa’s previously successful renewable energy independent power programme (REIPP) fell on its face about five years ago, when government halted Round 4 bids...

So far, so slow for Eskom’s De Ruyter as progress remains...

The devastating impact of South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown on economic activity has given Eskom the opportunity to make headway with critical maintenance at its...

SA emissions improving but Eskom, Sasol are worrisome outliers

In the next few months, broad discussions will begin on revising the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) limits to which South Africa was committed –...

Note to Eskom: Mind the death spiral

ESKOM is likely to need another bailout from South Africa’s government next year as the impact of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown on the...