Job cuts, debt extensions on the cards for Eskom

2018-07-03 21:41

The cash-strapped power utility is reportedly considering asking for extensions on some of its debt, with management discussing laying off around 15 000 workers.

Eskom challenges energy regulator's 5.23% tariff increase

2018-06-12 19:59

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has confirmed Eskom is challenging its decision to grant the power utility a 5.23% tariff increase, through the courts.

Eskom pushed consumers to electricity price ceiling - Safcei

2018-04-17 17:28

Civil rights body Safcei has told Nersa it rejects Eskom's revenue claw-back application and sees the application process as "an outdated model of an inefficient monopoly".

New Eskom hikes could push farmers off national grid - farm body

2018-04-17 05:15

Wine farmers have already turned to solar power to meet their energy needs as Eskom prices soar and the trend may spread to the rest of the industry, warns Agri Western Cape.

Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out ‘drug addict’ Eskom

2018-04-16 13:43

Cosatu is calling for inflation-based tariff hikes for electricity, the reinstatement of an Eskom war room and the development of a sustainable development plan for the state-owned power utility.

Eskom operating costs could have been R85bn lower - OUTA

2018-03-06 17:49

Had Nersa challenged Eskom more over the past decade, the power utility could have been operating at costs R85bn lower than it does currently, claims OUTA.

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 gets the nod for R32.6bn in clawback tariffs

2018-06-14 16:35

The national energy regulator has approved Eskom's application to recover R32.6bn in shortfalls from electricity consumers.

Eskom presents cost recovery plans to Soweto

2018-05-11 18:28

Eskom has presented its case in Soweto to recover variance revenue and what was actually spent between 2014 and 2017.

Tariff hikes not the solution for Eskom, Nersa hears

2018-04-17 14:08

There are better ways to address Eskom’s liquidity problems, the director of electricity distribution and generation at the City of Cape Town has told Nersa.

Public enterprises like Eskom can't be treated like tuck shops – OUTA

2018-04-16 17:17

Eskom needs to be held accountable for the mismanagement of funds, says the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse.

Eskom lashes out at Nersa over tariff proposal

2018-03-28 22:00

Eskom says Nersa's decision on a tariff proposal is based on a number of assumptions which will leave the parastatal worse off after difficult economic times.

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.

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