Browsing: Ben Ngubane

The third unit at Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme was brought into commercial operation on Tuesday, Eskom CEO Brian Molefe announced on Wednesday. Each unit adds 333MW of peak power to the grid, which is key in the

While Eskom said it remains committed to sign all of the remaining renewable energy independent power producer (REIPP) contracts under the current bid window, it reportedly backtracked on this pledge last week. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe

Eskom’s board has approved a new fleet renewal strategy based on the economic viability of a station as opposed to a purely age-based decommissioning of power stations.Eskom said on Monday that to ensure reliable supply of electricity and no

Eskom and French funding agency Agence Française de Developpement (AFD) on Monday morning signed a R2,3bn credit facility agreement to finance Eskom’s distribution projects in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo. Eskom said the loan

The department of public enterprises on Friday announced the appointment of Brian Molefe as permanent CEO of Eskom. Cabinet this week approved the appointments of Molefe as chief executive and Ben Ngubane as chairman of Eskom’s board, the department said. “Dr Ngubane has

Acting Eskom board chairman Ben Ngubane disclosed in the utility’s integrated report that Eskom has already applied for a further R38bn of revenue to be generated through electricity tariffs. This application is currently under consideration by energy regulator Nersa

Controversy-plagued SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is going nowhere if his boss — the only person who can fire him — has her way. SABC board chairman Ellen Tshabalala said this week: “Hlaudi is diligent and very capable. The members of the board are right behind

Communications minister Yunis Carrim said on Monday he had seen the public protector’s provisional report into alleged maladministration at the SABC. “Yes, I did receive the report, obviously. It was given as a courtesy to the department of communications,” he told the Cape Town Press Club

The SABC will soon have new leadership as the parliamentary portfolio committee announced the final list of names to be recommended for the new board on Tuesday afternoon. But this was not without controversy as the opposition parties represented in the committee have objected to the list

Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn on Friday said she plans to write to SABC interim chair Ellen Tshabalala asking that she intervene to stop acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng from implementing a policy that 70% of the broadcasters bulletins consist of “happy