Eskom seeks to recoup R38bn through tariff hikes

2015-08-13 09:22

Eskom has asked the energy regulator for permission to recoup R38bn of costs incurred in its 2014 financial year by means of higher tariffs, its annual report shows.

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.


Call to protest tariffs

2015-06-02 11:01

THE Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (Pacsa) has called on all residents and businesses to take a stand against Eskom’s increase in electricity tariffs.

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.

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