Eskom will step up its maintenance plans in preparation for the higher demand in winter, it said on Thursday.
The R5 billion Bokpoort concentrated solar plant (CSP) has officially been launched in Groblershoop, Northern Cape.
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has granted Eskom a 9.4% tariff increase for the 2016/17 financial year.
Efforts are being stepped up to alleviate electricity supply constraints, with government preparing to expand the Independent Power Producer (IPP) initiative, said National Treasury.
In a presentation to the Standing Committee on Economic Opportunities, Tourism and Agriculture in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament, it was revealed that 40 000 jobs stand to be created in South Africa, thanks to the development of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone.
It is my pleasure to announce a major stride in stabilising the leadership of Transnet and today I proudly announce the appointment of Mr Garry Jason Pita as the Group Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 February 2016.
Aveng Grinaker-LTA is making good progress on the construction of the Balance of Plant (BOP) mechanical works at the Kusile Power Station project, as per the contract that was concluded with Eskom in February 2011.
Calgro M3 has enhanced its already strong corporate governance framework. Mr Hugh Cameron, who was appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director in May 2015 ahead of the retirement of Mr John Gibbon, will now assume the Chair of the Audit Committee.
While Gauteng has not declared drought as a disaster, the province is pulling all the stops to save its available water and to have an efficient provincial response to the water challenge.