Eskom has shown a tremendous drop in productivity over the past fifteen years, with too many employees doing very little at the company.
Eskom has admitted that it has a bloated workforce with low productivity, but said it does not have money to cut staff which will save it billions each year.
Following major problems that brought Eskom’s Medupi power station to its knees last week, Medupi manager Rudi van der Wal is leaving Eskom to take up a position overseas.
Estimates of the blackouts’ toll range from R1-billion to R5-billion/day. They could also cost South Africa its last investment-grade credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service.
Eskom’s latest blackouts could have far-reaching consequences for SA and an expert says R1.7 trillion will be needed to restore the ‘rotten’ utility.
Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer has given an update on the status of load-shedding for the next seven days.
Eskom managed to keep the lights on in winter and aims to continue averting load shedding while balancing the need to increase maintenance to protect against the risk of unreliable plant performance.
Eskom’s power system “remains tight and vulnerable” going into the summer because of increased maintenance.
Applications have opened for the Eskom CEO job which will become vacant soon – here is what you need to get the job.