Eskom cannot offload the cost of its problems on consumers – energy regulator

2019-01-16 20:54

The national energy regulator wants Eskom to account for the cost of failures that were within its control.

Corruption, state capture behind Eskom's downfall, Nersa hears

2019-01-14 19:52

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard calls to launch its own probe into Eskom during public hearings on Monday.

We must apologise to South Africans for 'avoidable' challenges - Eskom CEO

2019-01-14 10:01

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has apologised to South Africans for what he called "avoidable challenges" such as load shedding.

Deadline looms for written submissions on Eskom tariff application

2018-11-29 23:13

The public has until Friday November 30, to make written submissions on Eskom's tariff application to the energy regulator for the next three financial years.

Tariff hikes on cards as Nersa gives Eskom 4 years to recover R32.69bn

2018-10-02 18:56

The National Energy Regulator has given Eskom four years to recover R32.69bn, as part of the 3rd Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account.

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.


'Find it in your heart, Eskom' - public's pleas on 'unbearable' tariff hikes

2019-01-15 13:04

Granting power utility Eskom the 15% annual tariff hike it has asked for will only add pressure to already struggling households, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard during a second day of public hearings.

We need higher tariffs to manage debt, but it won't solve the problem - Eskom CEO

2019-01-14 13:08

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has said that higher tariffs will not solve Eskom's debt problems, entirely.

Energy regulator to start hearings on electricity tariffs

2019-01-14 06:25

The National Energy Regulator of SA, which sets prices and tariffs for power utility Eskom, will hold a series of nationwide public hearings on what South Africans will be paying for electricity.

Eskom applies to Nersa for a tariff increase

2018-10-22 20:43

Eskom has asked the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for 15% tariff increase per year for three years, the power utility said in a statement on Friday.

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.

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