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Petrol price relief expected in June thanks to the stronger rand

Petrol price relief expected in June thanks to the stronger rand

Motorists can expect some relief at the pumps in June due to a decline in the crude oil price, and a resurgent rand.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
Eskom chair and wife in ‘sham’ documents court case

Eskom chair and wife in ‘sham’ documents court case

Liquidators appointed to wind up a mining company owned by Eskom chair Ben Ngubane and wife Sheila are pressing ahead with a court application in which they accuse the couple of using “sham” documents to personally lay claim to the lucrative mining rights.

Energy - By News24Wire | 24 May, 2017
Syndicate found guilty on 16,452 counts related to electricity theft

Syndicate found guilty on 16,452 counts related to electricity theft

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, on 22 May 2017, sentenced four members of an electricity theft syndicate to a combined 42 years in prison.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
Joburg suburbs hit with major power outages

Joburg suburbs hit with major power outages

Cable theft and ageing infrastructure have intermittently left homes, schools and businesses across Johannesburg in the dark.

Energy - By News24Wire | 22 May, 2017
I don’t know of a secret plan: Eskom nuclear chief

I don’t know of a secret plan: Eskom nuclear chief

Eskom’s chief nuclear officer said on Thursday that there are no secrets and corruption in the nuclear deal is unlikely.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 19 May, 2017
Parliament was misled about dodgy Eskom contracts: report

Parliament was misled about dodgy Eskom contracts: report

New evidence suggests that Eskom may have been feeding hundreds of millions of rands to Gupta-linked companies to help the family buy Optimum coal mine – amaBhungane investigates.

Energy, Government - By Staff Writer | 18 May, 2017
Eskom warns of winter power cuts – unless Treasury signs new coal deals: report

Eskom warns of winter power cuts – unless Treasury signs new coal deals: report

Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane has warned that South Africans can expect power cuts this winter unless the National Treasury urgently signs purchase agreements so Eskom can build up its coal reserves.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2017
SA businesses face Eskom’s extra “winter months” charge

SA businesses face Eskom’s extra “winter months” charge

South African businesses will pay extra for electricity within the coming months, when Eskom implements its anticipated winter rates between June and August – in addition to annual price increases says Heather McEwan, MD of sustainability company Rhino Group.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2017
Eskom board chair responds to Molefe allegations

Eskom board chair responds to Molefe allegations

Claims that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and the power utility’s board chair, Ben Ngubane, pressured a minister to help the Guptas take over the Glencore coal mine was dismissed as “preposterous” on Tuesday.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2017
City Power refutes radiation allegations

City Power refutes radiation allegations

City Power has “strongly refuted” allegations that its infrastructure is emitting dangerous levels of radiation.

Energy - By MyBroadband | 16 May, 2017
Here is the expected petrol price for June 2017

Here is the expected petrol price for June 2017

Motorists can expect lower fuel prices in June thanks to a lower crude oil price, and a weaker dollar against the local currency.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 15 May, 2017
Embarrassed ANC instructs minister to fire Molefe or dissolve Eskom board: report

Embarrassed ANC instructs minister to fire Molefe or dissolve Eskom board: report

Following the controversial rehiring of Brian Molefe, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown will reportedly be summoned to Luthuli House on Monday, where she will be told to rescind the rehiring of Brian Molefe as Eskom chief executive officer or to dissolve the power utility’s board.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 14 May, 2017
Only in a banana republic can Molefe be re-appointed – EFF

Only in a banana republic can Molefe be re-appointed – EFF

Eskom’s decision to reinstate Brian Molefe as CEO is an “illegal, corrupt move”, the EFF said on Friday.

Energy - By News24Wire | 12 May, 2017
ANC condemns ‘reckless’ reinstatement of Molefe as Eskom CEO

ANC condemns ‘reckless’ reinstatement of Molefe as Eskom CEO

The ANC has condemned the “unfortunate and reckless” decision taken by the Eskom board to reinstate Brian Molefe as CEO.

Energy - By News24Wire | 12 May, 2017
Brian Molefe to return as Eskom CEO

Brian Molefe to return as Eskom CEO

Brian Molefe will on Monday return to his position as CEO of power utility, Eskom, following a decision by its board to rescind his application for early retirement.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 12 May, 2017
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