Browsing: Phakamani Hadebe

Energy
Eskom urged to quit its coal habit

Eskom, the beleaguered South African power utility, should quit coal-fired generation over the next 20 years and focus instead on transmission and regional grids, according to Greenpeace Africa.

Energy
Eskom debt jumps to nearly R500-billion

Eskom’s debt burden, described by Goldman Sachs Group as the biggest threat to the nation’s economy, has burgeoned, compounding the difficulty the government faces in formulating a turnaround plan.

Energy
Eskom gets an emergency bailout

Less than a week after the CEO of Eskom declared “the days of surprises are over”, documents show the government was forced to pay R5-billion in emergency funds so the utility could meet obligations.

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