Eskom's 'outrageous' tariff hike will marginalise millions - Ravi Pillay

2017-10-20 16:59

KwaZulu-Natal MEC Ravi Pillay has slammed the proposed 19% tariff increase by Eskom, claiming that billions have been siphoned off through corruption at the power utility.

Eskom blacks out coal details in tariff hike application

2017-10-13 07:37

Parts of Eskom’s application for a 19.9% tariff hike have been redacted in its document despite an earlier ruling from energy regulator Nersa that Eskom should bare all.

Eskom seeks 19.9% hike in tariffs on top of R60bn in clawbacks

2017-09-14 17:07

Eskom's application for a 19.9% increase effectively means municipal customers could end up paying up to 28% more for power in July next year.

Eskom can now pursue R60bn in tariff hikes

2017-08-22 17:51

Eskom has been given the green light to pursue up to R60bn in clawback tariffs, after a Constitutional Court ruling.

Eskom's 'secret business info' will reveal transgressions - OUTA

2017-08-11 18:58

OUTA says now that Eskom is compelled to divulge "secret" business information, the extent of its transgressions will come to the fore.

Cape Town takes govt to court in bid to buy electricity from IPPs

2017-08-07 07:53

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has confirmed that the Department of Energy and Nersa have been served with court papers by the City of Cape Town demanding the right of the city to purchase electricity from independent power producers.

D-Day: Extent of Eskom's cash crisis set to be revealed

2017-07-19 10:03

Eskom's solvency will be under the spotlight as it reveals its annual results amid reports that it is facing a cash crisis and will not be able to pay salaries in three months' time.

Eskom can't say if Gupta-coal quality is better

2017-07-07 16:07

Eskom's lack of transparency has come under fire at a regulatory hearing, with critics lashing out at its apparent inability to account for coal statistics at different power stations.

PE companies continue their fight against Eskom’s tariff hikes

2017-07-02 06:00

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has approached the ConCourt against a decision to uphold electricity tariff increases approved by Nersa.

Eskom’s 20% uses ‘impossible’ assumptions

2017-06-11 06:00

Eskom’s plans to ask for a 20% tariff increase for next year assumes higher economic growth than just about anyone expects – and assumes a physically impossible doubling of sales by renewable energy independent power producers (IPPs)


OUTA argues for 0% Eskom tariff increase

2017-10-16 18:41

OUTA has submitted to national energy regulator Nersa that state power utility Eskom should receive no price increase next year, citing "fraudulent over-forecasts".

Why Eskom is asking for a 19.9% tariff hike

2017-09-20 21:30

Experts at Eskom unpack how the power utility calculated its proposed 19.9% hike, adding that the amount was in fact a "sacrifice" on Eskom's part.

Energy department seeks R68bn to fund power grid backlog

2017-09-12 14:00

The Department of Energy is in talks with development finance institutions to fund a R68bn-plus backlog in the country’s ageing electricity distribution infrastructure.

Eskom says it will abide by Nersa's request for information

2017-08-11 20:43

Eskom will abide by the decision made by the National Energy Regulator that it is to provide the regulator with extensive information on its operations, including the cost of coal, it said in a statement.

Nersa orders Eskom to share secret info, including cost of coal

2017-08-11 10:55

National energy regulator Nersa has given Eskom 30 days to provide secret business information, including the cost of coal, as part of its application for a tariff increase.

Nersa fights constitutional court appeal

2017-07-23 06:33

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) is opposing an application for leave to appeal filed with the Constitutional Court by five companies in Port Elizabeth.

Eskom promises to reveal (almost) all

2017-07-09 06:00

Eskom has committed to providing most of the information about its operations that the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) needs to set next year’s tariff increases.

Regulator to hear why Eskom secrets should be revealed

2017-07-05 08:01

Nersa will conduct public hearings regarding on Eskom’s secrecy application, after action group Outa convinced the energy regulator to do so.

IPP deal stuck in limbo as officials cite Eskom 'hardships'

2017-06-20 13:22

Eskom will approach energy regulator Nersa and National Treasury as part of efforts to end the stalemate holding up the independent power producers' procurement deal.

Msunduzi retains 3,08% hike

2017-06-09 13:45

Msunduzi Municipality could find itself in hot water if it ignores the national energy regulator’s decision to cap the electricity tariff.

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