Electricity hike unfair, says AfriForum

2014-09-16 16:09

Hiking the electricity tariffs will be unfair and a burden on taxpayers because municipalities owe Eskom more that R3.2bn, says AfriForum.

SA may have a dark winter - Eskom

2013-04-22 13:45

Eskom may introduce rolling blackouts in winter to prevent damaging the economy, but it will try to avoid such a situation at all costs, says CEO Brian Dames.

Hands off consumers, Nersa tells Eskom

2013-03-27 15:56

The National Energy Regulator of SA has refused to allow Eskom to charge consumers for its power buy-back programme, MPs have heard.

Eskom's BHP deal a scandal, says party

2013-03-22 14:56

The contract which allowed Eskom to sell electricity to BHP Billiton at less than one-fifth of the tariff paid by consumers is a scandal, the FF Plus says.

Billiton must lift veil on Eskom prices

2013-03-15 15:36

Sake24 has won a long legal battle in which the Court of Appeal ruled that BHP Billiton must make public the prices it pays Eskom for electricity.

Coal to fuel electricity price woes

2013-03-10 16:01

The Competition Tribunal believes power prices could skyrocket above Eskom's anticipated hikes if coal prices in the domestic market increase as expected.

Eskom laments 8% electricity hike

2013-02-28 15:19

Eskom says a power tariff increase of 8% over the next five years will present a challenge, but it will still keep the country's lights on.

Eskom tariff hikes announced

2013-02-28 13:18

The National Energy Regulator of SA has announced that Eskom can hike its tariffs by 8%, half of the 16% the power utility proposed.

Don't grant Eskom hike, urges union

2013-02-20 18:52

The Food and Allied Workers' Union has called on the country's energy regulator to dismiss Eskom's 16% electricity rise because it will impact negatively on farms.

ANC: Eskom hike will hit the economy

2013-02-04 17:44

The 16% increase in electricity tariffs will have a negative affect on the economy, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.


Gigaba: Eskom reviewing tariff decision

2013-05-08 12:03

Eskom is reviewing the implications of Nersa's decision to grant it a lower than requested electricity tariff hike, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Gigaba: New Eskom tariffs a game changer

2013-04-22 11:06

The decision to grant Eskom a tariff hike of 8% instead of 16% is fair to consumers but problematic for Eskom, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Nersa to decide on BHP, Eskom deal

2013-03-24 12:00

It is now up to the energy regulator to decide whether South Africans would be relieved from a long-term power-supply deal between Eskom and BHP Billiton.

Billiton: Eskom deal had govt backing

2013-03-17 17:35

BHP Billiton says its Eskom contract had the full support of the government, following a court ruling that it must make public the prices it pays for electricity.

Out-of-touch OECD

2013-03-11 11:46

Give this rich world body a crisp one-finger salute, says Jarred Myers.

Salga: Eskom hike bad for municipalities

2013-03-10 12:24

An electricity tariff hike of 8% would not be good for residents getting their electricity from municipalities, says the SA Local Government Association.

Nersa: 8% hike enough for Eskom

2013-02-28 14:24

The 8% tarrif hike granted to Eskom is sufficient, says Thembani Buluka, chairperson of a Nersa electricity subcommittee.

Decision day for Eskom tariff hikes

2013-02-28 07:37

The National Energy Regulator of SA is due to announce its decision on Eskom's proposed electricity tariff hike.

Numsa, Manuel: Eskom hikes 'unacceptable'

2013-02-20 16:20

Numsa has welcomed Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel’s stance that rapid hikes in administered prices such as electricity should be guarded against.

Eskom price hearings start in Midrand

2013-01-30 10:28

The public hearings on Eskom's request for a 16% electricity price increase for each of the next five years have started in Midrand.

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