ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKES

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.

Eskom aims to claw back R22.8bn via tariffs

2015-11-12 13:46

Eskom has submitted an application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa to recover R22.8bn which the utility used to avert load shedding.

Eskom's tariff hike request amounts to extortion - SME owner

2015-06-24 14:21

South Africans are capable of coping with load shedding, but will not be able to afford higher tariffs, a small business owner has told Nersa.

Mining can't afford Eskom tariff hike, says chamber

2015-06-24 07:52

The South African Chamber of Mines says it cannot accept that electricity tariff hikes are the most appropriate way for Eskom to deal with its funding shortfall.

Eskom to tap global markets with sukuks

2015-06-23 14:48

Eskom, which is seeking a tariff increase, will issue Islamic bonds or sukuks in international markets, according to acting chief executive Brian Molefe.

Nersa panel grills ‘new’ Eskom chief

2015-06-23 11:39

Eskom’s acting CEO Brian Molefe was put under the spotlight by regulator Nersa, as he requested a tariff hike to curb load shedding and increase maintenance.

What Yelland will tell Nersa about Eskom tariffs

2015-06-23 07:21

EXCLUSIVE: Energy expert Chris Yelland reveals the presentation he will give Nersa, detailing why Eskom should not get a further tariff increase.

City Power hikes electricity tariffs

2014-06-26 13:32

Gauteng residents will have to fork out more for electricity from July after City Power announced that it will increase its tariffs by an average of 7%.

More food price hikes loom

2013-05-19 12:52

The anticipated food price hikes will further burden the many already struggling to pay for expensive electricity and other living costs.

 

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.

DA says Eskom is holding SA hostage

2015-06-24 14:36

Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe is holding a gun to South African consumers' heads by giving them a choice between increased tariffs or daily load shedding, says the DA.

Over 50% chance of total blackout, Nersa hears

2015-06-24 12:59

There is an over 50% chance that SA energy grid will suffer a total collapse soon, energy analyst Ted Blom has told the public hearings into Eskom's tariff hike application.

Eskom tariff hike endangers 20 000 jobs - expert

2015-06-23 21:15

The increase Eskom is asking for will put about 20 000 job opportunities at ferrochrome refineries at risk, warns an expert.

Time not right to sell Eskom assets - Molefe

2015-06-23 13:21

Eskom's acting CEO Brian Molefe says selling Eskom assets now will be detrimental as it is already “hurting” from funding the construction of Medupi, Kusile and Ingula.

Who is paying for illegal electricity connections, asks a Fin24 user

2015-06-23 10:18

A Fin24 user who took pictures of illegal electricity connections at informal settlements in Johannesburg wants to know who is paying for this electricity consumption.

Diesel costs driving Eskom tariffs up - Nersa

2015-06-04 15:16

The billions of rands that Eskom is spending on diesel to drive its open cycle gas turbines is the reason for its recent tariff increase applications, Nersa says.

Zambia electricity price hike to hit mining

2014-04-04 16:11

The Chamber of Mines of Zambia has warned that the 29% electricity price hike threatens operations of mining companies.

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