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.

Ted Blom doubts usefulness of Nersa hearings

2016-01-28 06:36

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa hearings have been “bitterly disappointing” and “have not worked”, says energy analyst Ted Blom.

Protesters disrupt Nersa hearing on Eskom tariff hike

2016-01-22 11:39

A group of around 30 people disrupted Nersa's hearings into Eskom's proposed tariff increase in Durban on Friday.

Eskom tariff application 'unlawful' - PE chamber

2016-01-20 19:31

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has accused Eskom of bringing an unlawful and irregular tariff increase application to the National Energy Regulator of SA.

Eskom hits back as opposition to tariff hike grows

2016-01-20 06:54

Opposition to Eskom’s proposed tariff increases has gained momentum as energy regulator Nersa closed its session for hearings in Cape Town.

Eskom tariff hike will jeopardise food security - Agri WC

2016-01-19 13:54

Eskom's proposed 17% tariff increase will hit the agricultural industry hard, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa has heard.

SA not ready for another unaffordable tariff hike, Nersa hears

2016-01-19 07:02

The public hearings relating to Eskom's presentation to Nersa into its application for the evaluation and approval of more electricity price hikes are set to continue.

Eskom 'bad planning' punishes consumers - Salga

2016-01-18 18:27

The RCA process has unintended consequences and defeats the purpose of having a 5-year multi-year electricity price determination, says Salga.

Eskom asks Nersa for R22.8bn at tariff hike hearings

2016-01-18 13:36

Eskom has asked energy regulator Nersa for a tariff increase that would recover R22.8bn in costs it incurred in the 2013/14 financial year only.

Consumers to 'see red' if Eskom tariffs go up - AfriBusiness

2016-01-13 14:31

South Africans are likely to “see red” if Eskom is granted permission to increase electricity tariffs by 17%, according to AfriBusiness.


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.

Eskom hike will take people 'from poverty to destitution'

2016-01-22 13:16

A researcher with a non-profit group says that Eskom's application for a tariff hike to recoup R22.8bn will take people in South Africa from poverty to destitution”.

Proposed Eskom hike 'sinful'

2016-01-21 15:35

An Archdiocese of Durban official has called Eskom's latest electricity tariff hike request "sinful".

Eskom hits back as opposition to tariff hike grows

2016-01-20 12:19

Opposition to Eskom’s proposed tariff increases has gained momentum as energy regulator Nersa closed its session for hearings in Cape Town.

Voices of poor not heard at Eskom hearings - climate group

2016-01-19 18:14

The voices of poor communities are not being heard at Nersa hearings on Eskom's proposed 17% tariff hike, according to a campaign group.

Eskom must cut own costs before demanding hikes - chamber

2016-01-19 11:23

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says Eskom must bring its own costs under control before asking business and customers to pay increased tariffs.

Businesses warn of impact of Eskom tariff hike request

2016-01-18 20:30

Business is no longer able to absorb further electricity tariff hikes, particularly given the impact on an already weak South African economy, Nersa has heard.

Eskom bid could mean 16% tariff hike for consumers

2016-01-18 14:30

All cities in SA will face an electricity tariff hike of at least 16% in July if Eskom is granted a R22.8bn adjustment for the 2013/14 financial year, Nersa has been told.

Eskom tariff hike: Nersa starts public hearings

2016-01-18 06:24

Nersa is due to start its public hearings as part of Eskom’s application to recover an additional R22.8bn through an electricity tariff increase.

Cabinet officially approves nuclear plan

2015-12-24 14:08

A Government Gazette notice released by the Department of Energy has confirmed Cabinet’s decision to move ahead with the 9 600 MW nuclear procurement programme.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.