Eskom Mining News

Eskom debt swap not an option – South Africa's Ramaphosa

Eskom, which has implemented power cuts due to coal shortages and poor plant performance, said it wants the government to take on $7 billion of its debts.

South Africa's Eskom revises coal contract strategy, seeks supply security

Eskom, which supplies more than 90 percent of the nation's power, has warned of potential power outages amid low coal inventories after a major supplier cut supplies and sought insolvency protection.

Kudu gas project might not be viable for Namibia – Energy Minister

Namibia's long-delayed Kudu gas-to-power project, seen as key to boosting electricity security in the southwest African country, might not be viable.

South Africa's Eskom gets workaround to tackle coal shortages

The state-owned utility is seeking coal for seven of its plants that are facing shortages after supply disruptions from Gupta family-controlled mines.