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.

Court sets aside Eskom tariff hike

2016-08-16 19:21

The National Energy Regulator must review its decision to allow Eskom to increase prices from April 1, a High Court has ruled.

Eskom secures almost R20bn loan for expansion

2016-07-07 14:38

Eskom has received a loan boost of almost R20bn from the African Development Bank to fund its expansion programme, including the Medupi and Kusile new build projects.

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.


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.

Eskom postpones IPP signing with Redstone

2016-07-28 19:01

Eskom has postponed the signing of a 20-year power purchase agreement with power plant Redstone Solar Thermal Power.

Nersa grants Eskom extension to apply for new tariff increase

2016-07-07 10:14

Two days after Eskom reported R4.6bn in profit for the year, energy regulator Nersa has announced the utility can submit a new tariff increase application.

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.

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