Energy regulator says Mashaba statement on tariffs 'misleading'

2019-05-15 17:15

Nersa has criticised Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba for what it said was a "misleading and mischievous" statement about tariff hikes.

Eskom cannot operate with the current tariff level - energy expert

2019-04-04 16:13

Even an efficient, well-run electricity utility would not be able to operate on Eskom’s tariff levels, according to an international energy expert.

Sifiso Skenjana: Eskom unbundling isn't a silver bullet, and it's riskier than it looks

2019-03-11 06:01

Unbundling of Eskom has welcomed by some, but perhaps it should be approached with caution, says Sifiso Skenjana.

The week that was: Fin24's top 5 stories

2019-03-09 10:59

From the National Energy Regulator's approved tariff hikes for Eskom, to the net closing in on Steinhoff, here are some of the top stories from the week that was.

Nersa mulls own probe into Eskom's 'governance failures'

2019-03-07 16:21

Eskom acknowledged "certain governance" failures occurred at the power utility but the amounts associated with these have not yet been fully quantified, Nersa chairperson Jacob Modise has said.

Electricity tariff announcement delayed as deliberations continue

2019-03-07 14:31

The announcement by The National Energy Regulator of South Africa on electricity tariffs was delayed, by more than an hour, at the last minute on Thursday afternoon for further deliberations.

Eskom tariff hikes: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

2019-03-07 09:11

Nersa will on Thursday announce the price of electricity for the next three years after Eskom applied for increases of between 15% and 17%.

Eskom announces 'high risk' of Stage 1 load shedding for Thursday

2019-02-28 13:09

Eskom has announced the risk of Stage 1 load shedding from 14:00 to 22:00 on Thursday.

State capture inquiry shines spotlight on Eskom

2019-02-20 15:46

The Zondo commission's legal team has begun to shine the spotlight on power utility Eskom.

Eskom will continue to make losses, even with tariff increases – regulator hears

2019-02-04 22:30

Eskom Chief Financial Officer Calib Cassim has said the regulator's decision on its tariff applications is important in helping to ensure the power utility's financial and operational sustainability.


Here's how electricity costs may increase in SA's biggest metros

2019-04-17 08:29

While NERSA has allowed Eskom a tariff hike of just over 14%, SA's three biggest cities are absorbing some of the increase to pass on lower tariff hikes to beleaguered residents.

Coal Transporters Forum case against Eskom, Nersa dismissed

2019-03-26 18:29

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by the Coal Transporters Forum against Eskom, Nersa and a number of independent power producers.

Sunday Read: Electricity costs will rocket way beyond 13.8%. Here’s why

2019-03-10 09:27

Eskom was granted only a 13.8% increase for 2019/20 instead of the 15% it had applied for. Don't sigh with relief too quickly, says Ferial Haffajee.

Eskom on new tariffs: We will decide how to address revenue shortfall

2019-03-07 17:44

Eskom's board will decide how to address the financial shortfall after the National Energy Regulator granted lower than applied for electricity price tariffs for the next three financial years.

Electricity prices to increase by 9.41%, says Nersa

2019-03-07 15:11

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has approved electricity hikes of 9.41%, 8.1% and 5.2% for the next three financial years.

Eskom tariffs: Will electricity prices go up by a whopping 21%?

2019-03-07 11:22

If Nersa gives the debt-ridden Eskom the full price increase it has asked for, electricity prices will go up by a whopping 21% from next month - but even so, the power utility would still make a loss of R20bn for the past financial year.

Electricity price hikes to be announced as energy regulator considers load shedding

2019-03-07 07:24

South Africa will hear on Thursday how much the cost of electricity will rise over the next three years, following Eskom’s application for double-digit hikes.

Eskom poses greatest threat to change in Johannesburg

2019-02-25 08:52

Eskom's request for a 15% tariff hike and the prospect of load shedding pose a massive challenge. How do we table a budget that is pro-poor while generating revenue to ensure investment in infrastructure, asks Herman Mashaba.

Sanco calls for civic action to stop 'devastating' Eskom tariff hike

2019-02-18 14:34

The civic organisation released a statement on Monday in which it rejected Eskom’s request for a 15% tariff hike. The energy regulator has held public hearings about the tariff hike between January and February in various provinces around the country.

Eskom tariff hike a plea for more money to steal – Herman Mashaba

2019-01-31 11:28

While various sectors of society have signaled that the 15% tariff hike would be unaffordable, Eskom has said its financial situation has forced its hand.

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