South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has approved plans to allow embedded generation projects with up to 100 MW of capacity.
Eskom has cleared its CEO André de Ruyter of allegations made against him, with the complainant having been found guilty of poor performance and sacked.
Eskom and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) have come out in support of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa) plans to secure new power generation.
Eskom has announced Stage 4 load shedding as the power system struggles to keep up with cold weather-driven demand.
Eskom has set out plans for a new “philosophy maintenance”, under which its power plants will be serviced in line with how they were supposed to be, while also seeking cost savings and taking a harder line with lenders.