Bid to sneak in new hike

2013-10-31 00:00

MSUNDUZI officials stand accused of trying to sneak in a R200 basic charge on electricity to offset being forced by the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) to only raise usage tariffs by seven and not 10%.

At the last Executive Committee (Exco) meeting municipal manager Mxolisi Nkosi said that Nersa only regulated usage charges and its mandate did not cover MCB and basic charge increases — so the 10% increases on these charges would remain. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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