ARTICLES RELATING TO NERSA

New Nersa CEO grilled on issues facing the electricity supply sector

2017-03-28 07:41

EE Publishers investigative editor Chris Yelland and assistant editor Pierre Potgieter have interviewed new Nersa CEO Chris Forlee. Here are the questions posed and the answers given.

Green too expensive for Eskom

2017-03-12 06:02

The troubled power utility can barely afford to comply with environmental compliance obligations, says public enterprises minister.

Russian nuclear agreement not a done deal, says govt

2017-02-24 18:41

The agreement South Africa signed with Russia over nuclear energy is not a commercial agreement, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

The crossroads of power

2017-01-15 06:33

Eskom will be at a crossroads in 2017. This year will see the utility define an energy policy that will shape its future for the next two decades as it faces increasing financial pressure.

Surprise move to make Eskom nuke procurer ‘unlawful’, court told

2017-01-10 17:47

The groups taking the Department of Energy to court over the nuclear procurement programme claim its decision to make Eskom the nuclear procurer was unlawful.

The hidden costs of renewable energy projects

2016-10-20 12:47

Eskom wants to find a long-term solution to issues raised by the SA Wind Energy Association, says the power utility’s head of generation Matshela Koko.

Gas users lose bid to review Sasol’s max price methods - Nersa

2016-10-19 06:37

A high court ruling in favour of Nersa means its maximum price methodology remains valid for Sasol’s maximum gas prices and trading margin, it has announced.

Eskom at fault, yet Khumalos must pay for free electricity

2016-09-29 06:35

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says Eskom wrongfully disconnected a Khayelitsha family's power supply, but rules they must pay for the years of free electricity.

Hefty 8% Eskom tariff hike still possible - economist

2016-08-17 20:15

An 8% electricity tariff increase for the next fiscal year is still possible, though risks now look a little more balanced, says an emerging markets economist.

Nersa studying ruling to set aside Eskom tariff hikes

2016-08-17 09:59

The National Energy Regulator says it is analysing the North Gauteng High Court's ruling that it must review its decision to allow Eskom to increase prices from April 1.

 

S&P holds Eskom rating steady

2017-03-22 19:52

Standard & Poor’s has kept Eskom's credit rating at BB-, following more certainty of government support and the outcome of the Nersa ruling on tariff hikes.

Eskom sets the record straight on renewable energy

2017-02-28 13:27

Renewable energy remains an important part of South Africa’s future diversified energy mix, says Eskom group executive for transmission Thava Govender.

New Nersa CEO is energised

2017-02-05 06:01

As Chris Forlee takes over, the question lingers: What about electricity prices?

Nersa gets new boss

2017-01-10 20:16

Christopher Forlee has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.

Eskom now officially in charge of nuclear deal

2016-12-14 15:18

The Department of Energy has published a government gazette which officially moves the procurer of nuclear energy from the department to power utility Eskom.

Appeal stalls clawback of R42bn by Eskom from customers

2016-10-20 09:07

Both Eskom and Nersa have submitted applications for leave to appeal a judgment by Judge Cynthia Pretorius in the Pretoria high court.

How nuclear and state capture theories collide

2016-10-13 06:48

State capture theorists point to the 9.6 GW nuclear deal as the jackpot, which explains why so much attention has been given to how the nuclear procurement programme has played out.

Nersa appealing Eskom tariff judgment

2016-08-25 17:49

Energy regulator Nersa says it is appealing the high court judgment which set aside its decision to approve a 9.4% tariff hike for Eskom to recoup costs incurred in the 2013/14 year.

Eskom yields jump as court seeks SA power-price review

2016-08-17 15:03

Eskom’s bond yields climbed the most in over two months after a court told Nersa to review its decision to allow Eskom to recoup expenses through higher electricity tariffs.

Eskom tariff ruling a massive win - chamber

2016-08-16 21:10

The court ruling setting aside a portion of the 9.4% tariff electricity increase is a big win for businesses and consumers, says the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber.

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