How to deal with Eskom's ever-rising electricity tariffs

2019-01-19 08:30

Eskom has applied to Nersa for a 15% tariff increase from 1 April 2019 for three consecutive years compounded, on top of a 4,5% RCA price increase already awarded, and further RCA applications in the pipeline.

No need for Treasury to finance nuclear - Molefe

2016-09-21 14:43

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says there are enough financiers who would be able to carry the risk of SA's nuclear build plan and that the burden won't have to fall on the fiscus.

Eskom hike will cripple mines

2013-02-01 07:57

The Chamber of Mines has taken a swipe at Eskom over its 16% tariff increase, saying that it will push the mining industry over the tipping point.

Double whammy for South Africans

2009-06-25 19:41

A double dose of bad news will hurt cash-strapped South Africans.


Eskom says it's on the path to recovery after Moody's downgrade

2018-01-29 18:06

Despite Moody’s downgrade of Eskom to junk, the power utility says it is determined to turn its fortunes around and that investors and lenders are reviving their commitments to it.

Pay up or go dark, acting Eskom CEO warns

2015-06-28 16:00

Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has tried to force the energy regulator into approving an electricity hike despite getting zero support.

Grim day for cash-strapped SA

2009-06-25 22:41

Millions of debt-ridden South Africans will have to cope with more misfortune, as the authorities hit them with a double dose of bad news.

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