Eskom reviewing impact of lower tariff increase

2018-01-12 12:08

The power utility says it is still studying the impact of the lower tariff increase it was granted by Nersa in December.

Disappointed Eskom eyes Nersa's reasoning for low tariff hike

2017-12-18 12:50

The power utility had been banking on a hefty tariff increase to help it counter constrained liquidity levels.

Nersa grants Eskom's tariff hike, but not 20%

2017-12-15 14:59

South Africa's National Energy Regulator has declined Eskom's request for a 20% tariff increase, instead granting the power utility a hike closer to inflation.

Nersa to only rule on Eskom tariff hike next week

2017-12-04 20:30

A decision on Eskom's controversial tariff hike request will now only be made public next week, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa has announced.

Eskom promises not to rush ahead with nuclear

2017-11-28 07:00

Eskom has distanced itself from an apparent rushed attempt to invigorate South Africa’s nuclear programme, after it was halted by the Cape Town High Court earlier this year.

Eskom tariff hike: Job losses loom large

2017-11-17 16:51

Huge job losses await South Africa if Eskom’s requested tariff hike is granted, energy regulator Nersa has heard at hearings.

Eskom is set to make massive loss, report shows

2017-11-16 07:03

The low electricity price increase granted by Nersa and declining sales volumes, rising costs and debtor payment challenges are putting Eskom’s revenue, cash flow and bottom line under severe pressure.

SA can be the Saudi Arabia of renewables, Nersa hears

2017-11-01 06:00

The current process of Eskom tariff hike applications promotes a cycle of ever increasing prices that fails to address the fundamental issue, Nersa has heard.

Gigaba calls Eskom tariff hike application 'unjustified'

2017-10-31 14:57

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says Eskom’s application for a 19.9% increase in electricity tariffs is 'unjustified', citing excess electricity.

Mothball old Eskom plants early to save money, argues economist

2017-10-31 11:04

Eskom's sustained financial crisis has led to the highest tariff hikes since World War II and some of the most expensive coal power in the world, says Dr Grové Steyn of eridian Economics.


Eskom postpones interim results after tariff knock

2017-12-21 15:03

Eskom has postponed its interim results announcement until early next year in order to study the effect its granted tariff hike will have on its finances.

Applause for Nersa’s no to 19.9%

2017-12-17 06:00

The National Energy Regulator of SA has received widespread applause for rejecting Eskom’s 19.9% tariff hike application and instead approving only 5.23%.

OUTA concerned about new Eskom board

2017-12-10 13:17

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says more change in the new Eskom board would have provided better hope of a turnaround in the entity.

Mahlobo and Eskom will face court action if they fail to keep nuclear pledge

2017-11-29 12:06

Energy Minister David Mahlobo and Eskom have made pledges to the Western Cape High Court that they will adhere to the court ruling regarding the nuclear procurement programme.

Eskom: CPI related tariff hike will ruin us

2017-11-20 19:09

Eskom has not backed down from its original request for a 19.9% increase, despite a flood of opposition as Nersa concluded its hearing on whether the state utility should be granted a steep tariff hike.

Eskom powers ahead with nuclear plans, report shows

2017-11-17 14:26

Despite terminating its nuclear new build request for information in 2017 following a court decision, Eskom is powering ahead with plans in preparation for the tender programme to be rebooted.

Eskom tariff hike would strain economy – BUSA

2017-11-03 21:00

Business Unity South Africa says an above inflation tariff increase for Eskom would add strain to the already struggling South African economy.

Eskom not ignoring governance issues - acting CFO

2017-10-31 17:52

Eskom is not ignoring governance issues which need to be addressed, but investigations into these have to be allowed to unfold first, its acting CFO Calib Cassim tells Nersa.

Eskom tariff hike will speed up utility death spiral - chamber

2017-10-31 12:29

If Nersa grants Eskom a 19.9% tariff hike, it will simply enhance the death spiral it faces where users opt for renewable alternatives, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce.

Nersa promises Eskom hike will be 'affordable'

2017-10-30 20:06

While Nersa cannot say that there will be no electricity tariff hike, it will make sure such an increase is affordable, says the energy regulator's chair Mbulelo Ncetezo.

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