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
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
So far this year, the country has dealt with multiple bouts of load shedding as Eskom struggles to keep South Africa powered with enough electricity.
Now it has emerged that in addition to an already generous hike approved last year, the power utility is requesting another tariff hike.
Let's take a closer look at the new tariff hike request…
Eskom cite the cost of diesel as one of it... ››› more
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