Eskom blames lower tariff hike for revenue shortfall

2015-08-11 12:44

Eskom has experienced a revenue shortfall in its latest financial year due to not getting the 16% price increase it has asked for, says the acting CFO.

Eskom can re-open tariff hike talks with Nersa - expert

Although the National Energy Regulator has rejected Eskom's proposed 25% price hike, the door is still open for talks on price increases. Watch.

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NEWSPAPERS: Nersa says no to Eskom tariff hike

The National Energy Regulator declined Eskom’s application for an almost 25% tariff hike. Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through the headlines.

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5 reasons why Nersa turned Eskom down

2015-06-29 21:30

Five reasons why Eskom failed in its bid to charge South Africans more for their electricity.

Praise for Nersa's decision to reject Eskom tariff increase

2015-06-29 16:07

Union Solidarity, the City of Cape Town and the DA have all lauded regulator Nersa for standing firm and showing independence in the face of Eskom’s demands.

Nersa rejects Eskom's tariff hike bid - as it happened

2015-06-29 13:55

The DA, Solidarity and the City of Cape Town have reacted to Nersa's decision to reject Eskom's tariff hike application, while the power utility says it will study the report.

SA unites against Eskom tariff hike bid

2015-06-25 07:34

Opposition to Eskom’s bid to increase electricity prices has mounted during the two days of public hearings in Johannesburg this week.

Eskom execs committed crimes against humanity - Cosatu

2015-06-24 16:49

Eskom management and executives are making a laughing stock of SA and deserve to be in jail, says trade union federation Cosatu.

Eskom's tariff hike request amounts to extortion - SME owner

2015-06-24 14:21

South Africans are capable of coping with load shedding, but will not be able to afford higher tariffs, a small business owner has told Nersa.

Eskom won’t get tariff hike, says war room expert

2015-06-24 10:45

Nersa will not grant Eskom the 24.78% electricity tariff increase, according to war room adviser Professor Anton Eberhard.

Eskom has still not communicated when Kusile and Medupi will be online - expert

One of the reasons cited for Nersa's refusal of Eskom's proposed 25% tariff hike was the unclear timeline for the completion of Kusile and Medupi. Watch.

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Tariff hike unnecessary; Eskom can still generate revenue from alternate streams - expert

Raising tariffs is not the only way for Eskom to generate income. Watch this video to find out about Eskom's alternate options.

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Nersa didn’t buy Eskom’s threat, says Yelland

2015-06-30 09:48

Nersa “didn’t buy Eskom’s threat” when it said load shedding would get worse if it wasn’t granted a further tariff increase, says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Eskom did not show us necessary savings - Nersa

2015-06-29 19:37

Eskom did not show the National Energy Regulator of SA the savings it could have made from considering alternative options to an increase in electricity prices, it says.

Why Nersa snubbed Eskom

2015-06-29 15:29

Nersa's chairperson Jacob Modise has told a media briefing that there were several reasons why the energy regulator turned down Eskom's tariff hike application.

Pay up or go dark, acting Eskom CEO warns

2015-06-28 16:00

Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has tried to force the energy regulator into approving an electricity hike despite getting zero support.

Union calls for competitive electricity market

2015-06-24 21:15

Solidarity has urged Nersa to protect the public from the "further exploitation by Eskom" and to put workable plans in place that will alleviate the energy crisis.

DA says Eskom is holding SA hostage

2015-06-24 14:36

Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe is holding a gun to South African consumers' heads by giving them a choice between increased tariffs or daily load shedding, says the DA.

Over 50% chance of total blackout, Nersa hears

2015-06-24 12:59

There is an over 50% chance that SA energy grid will suffer a total collapse soon, energy analyst Ted Blom has told the public hearings into Eskom's tariff hike application.

Mining can't afford Eskom tariff hike, says chamber

2015-06-24 07:52

The South African Chamber of Mines says it cannot accept that electricity tariff hikes are the most appropriate way for Eskom to deal with its funding shortfall.

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