The labor group is planning a march to the ruling African National Congress’s Johannesburg headquarters on March 30.
Eskom Mining News
Eskom supplies more than 90 percent of the power in Africa's most industrialised economy.
While South Africa has suffered electricity shortages for more than a decade, the utility is at a crisis point and is seen as the biggest threat to the economy.
Eskom's troubles are a big headache for heavy energy users in South Africa, particularly gold mining companies.
Splitting Eskom in three doesn't fix the issue that it is in a very dire financial situation.
"We need Eskom to be made into a much more efficient, cost-effective organisation"
The fiscus doesn’t have space for endless bailouts.
The World Bank sees South Africa's gross domestic product growing by 1.3 percent this year, an improvement from a forecast of 0.9 percent for 2018.
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.
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.
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.
The state-owned utility is seeking coal for seven of its plants that are facing shortages after supply disruptions from Gupta family-controlled mines.