NUM still open to wage talks with Eskom

2016-05-20 20:01

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says it is still open to wage talks with Eskom after rejecting a 5% pay rise earlier.

Electricity should grow economy, not profit - expert

2016-05-18 10:35

Energy adviser Ted Blom says South Africa lost out on a 3% to 5% GDP growth since government introduced new policy tariffs for electricity.

7.64% Eskom hike to hit municipalities in July

2016-04-19 11:43

Many consumers will see their electricity prices jump by about 7.64% in July, after energy regulator Nersa approved an increase for municipalities this week.

Judge dimisses Outa's court bid to halt Eskom price hike

2016-03-31 16:50

A judge has dismissed with costs Outa's court application to postpone Nersa's 9.4% electricity tariff hike to help Eskom pay for its R11.241bn shortfall.

Nersa releases reasons for 9.4% Eskom tariff hike

2016-03-29 18:07

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has released a much-anticipated report detailing the reasons for a 9.4% Eskom tariff hike.

Outa to 'urgently' challenge Eskom tariff hike

2016-03-27 10:31

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says that it has no other choice but to obtain an interdict against an increase in electricity tariffs on April 1 2016.

Eskom cries foul as Nersa rejects its diesel claim

2016-03-02 18:33

In respect of Eskom’s claim for R8bn for unbudgeted diesel costs, Nersa ruled that the utility’s extensive use of diesel was a direct result of their poor performance.

Molefe: Hike of 'only' 9.4% will have consequences

2016-03-01 14:50

Eskom will do its best to minimise the risk of load shedding, striking a balance with its already depleted balance sheet, says CEO Brian Molefe.

Nersa approves 9.4% electricity price hike

2016-03-01 12:29

Nersa has approved a 9.4% electricity hike for 2016/17.

Over 8 000 oppose Eskom price increases

2016-02-08 19:01

The hearings into Eskom's application for a tariff increase to recoup R22.8bn for the 2013/14 financial year, have drawn strong public opposition.


NUM: Wage talks with Eskom will fail

2016-05-18 15:25

NUM says it expects wage talks with Eskom to fail after its members rejected a 5% pay hike as most workers demand an increase of 18%.

Nersa seeks to limit Eskom's coal cost

2016-04-26 07:52

The National Energy Regulator wants to determine a coal benchmark cost as part of its change proposals regarding Eskom's multi-year price determination process.

Outa not done with Eskom tariff hike challenge

2016-04-01 09:15

Outa says it remains undeterred by the court's decision to dismiss its urgent application to stop Eskom from implementing an approved tariff increase.

Outa still going to court despite Nersa tariff hike report

2016-03-30 06:00

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says that it will proceed with its court application to prevent an Eskom electricity tariff hike, which takes effect on April 1.

Eskom: It's not us holding back Nersa tariff report

2016-03-29 17:08

Eskom is not the reason why the Nersa report on tariff hikes has not been released to the public, according to the utility's spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

Nersa says it considered everyone in Eskom tariff move

2016-03-08 13:09

Regulator Nersa says it had to perform a delicate balancing act between the needs of consumers and providers in making its decision on Eskom's additional tariff hike.

Don't dump your problems on consumers, Eskom told

2016-03-01 18:27

Eskom must stop dumping its problems on consumers, who are battling to stay afloat in a country with high unemployment, low growth and steep inflation, opponents say.

Why Nersa granted Eskom 9.4% tariff hike

2016-03-01 14:02

National energy regulator Nersa has given two main reasons for granting Eskom a 9.4% tariff increase for the 2016/17 financial year.

Electricity hike announcement postponed

2016-02-25 09:22

The National Energy Regulator has postponed its announcement on the Eskom tariff hike after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan took a swipe at the power utility.

Bad experiences will help us make better decisions - Eskom

2016-02-04 14:41

Eskom believes that the experiences it has had over the last few years will assist it in making better decisions regarding methods of keeping the lights on.

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