If you're celebrating that we're almost through winter and had no load-shedding, I have some bad news for you.
You and I might have had an “uninterrupted” power supply this winter but it's going to cost our pockets, big time!
According to an article in the City Press newspaper this weekend, “The economy is set for a shock from the combined blows of Eskom's move to hike the cost of tw... ››› more
It looks like another tariff hike could be looming for electricity users. Eskom has applied to the National Energy Regulator of South African (NERSA) for approval to raise a shortfall.
This could see a double digit rise to electricity tariffs from next year.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
Eskom is seeking to recoup R22.8 billion
Today, Eskom applied to th... ››› more
Yesterday, the National Energy Regulator of SA (NERSA) announced it was rejecting Eskom's application to raise tariffs.
Not surprisingly, many have welcomed the regulator's decision.
Let's take a closer look at the reasons why NERSA rejected the application…
NERSA weren’t happy about a number of aspects in Eskom’s application
NERSA says that Eskom didn’t show “the savings ... ››› more
Yesterday, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) announced that it will reveal its decision on Eskom's request for another tariff hike.
Eskom has already implemented tariff hikes this year, though some of these don't come into effect until 1 July.
If the new tariff hike request gains approval, it will see consumers coming under further strain.
Let's take a closer look at w... ››› more
Yesterday, the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) revealed that it had allowed Eskom the right to increase its energy prices by more than previously agreed.
The regulator allowed the changes as Eskom battles to contend with a large spending shortfall.
So what are the knock-on effects to South Africans and the economy?
Let's take a closer look…
Eskom can now increase electricity pri... ››› more
Eskom is faced with a shortfall of R191 billion for its spending programme. The power utility wanted to increase its rates 16% over the next five years, but only succeeded in increasing its prices by 8% by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA). Now Eskom has to find that cash somewhere to keep South Africa's lights on…
Eskom is facing an unprecedented challenge to fill a massiv... ››› more
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