ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE

Fears of anger loom over Eskom hike

2013-03-17 14:15

Households could face a higher electricity hike than the 8% average granted by the national energy regulator, says the South African Local Government Association.

Eskom tariff a boon for business

2013-02-28 19:27

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of SA says the limited Eskom electricity price rise allows its members to remain competitive.

Busa praises rejection of 16% Eskom hike

2013-02-28 17:20

Business Unity SA has welcomed the decision by the National Energy Regulator of SA to grant an electricity price rise of 8% rather than the 16% proposed by Eskom.

Union: Eskom increase inevitable

2013-02-05 17:26

South Africans will have no choice but to accept Eskom's five year tariff hike, trade union Solidarity says.

Cosatu ready for massive strike

2010-05-27 13:58

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says a Nedlac meeting in June will determine if the trade federation's members will down tools over high power prices.

ANC welcomes electricity hike

2009-06-25 22:19

The ANC has welcomed the decision by National Energy Regulator of SA to increase electricity tariffs saying that the hike is fair on light electricity users.

 

Cosatu: Eskom rise could still risk jobs

2013-02-28 20:03

The Congress of SA Trade Unions is cautious about the 8% electricity hike, saying it still amounts to a rise in the cost of living and could still threaten jobs.

Wide acclaim for reduced Eskom hike

2013-02-28 18:32

While the National Energy Regulator of SA's decision to limit Eskom's electricity rise to 8% has been widely welcomed, the power utility still has recourse.

D-day for Eskom electricity hike

2013-02-25 21:31

The National Energy Regulator of SA will announce later this week if Eskom's 16% increase in electricity prices will be granted.

SA no longer cheapest for electricity

2011-07-28 16:25

Lower tariff increases have made Canada the least expensive provider of power, says a consulting firm.

Prepaid power glitch in Jhb

2009-07-03 14:21

Prepaid electricity users in Johannesburg are urged to make use of walk-in centres after difficulties loading new units following recent tariff hikes.

SA electricity supply 'at risk'

2009-06-09 14:15

The country’s electricity supply would be at risk if Eskom did not receive its 34% tariff hike, says Eskom chief executive Jacob Maroga.

 
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