Eskom should put house in order before a tariff hike - manufacturers

2017-11-14 14:42

Manufacturers are resisting Eskom’s plea for a hike of almost 20% in electricity tariffs for the 2018/19 financial year, saying it will have a massive impact on the sector.

Eskom can hike prices by 2.2% in 2017 - Nersa

2017-02-23 15:06

South Africa’s energy regulator says Eskom can implement a 2.2% tariff increase for the 2017/18 period as part of a previous multi-year increase determination agreement.

Relief for consumers as Nersa rejects Eskom tariff hike

2015-06-29 15:32

Consumers were granted a breather after energy regulator Nersa declined Eskom’s application for a tariff reopener.

Eskom hike could spark violent protests

2013-01-30 19:13

Eskom's proposed price increase could spark violent protests and will promote illegal electricity connections, warns the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Gas, renewables, future of electricity

2013-01-23 19:02

Energy plans require urgent transformation to include gas and renewable energy as electricity demand has remained static, says an industry expert.

Farmers fret over Eskom 16% hike

2013-01-21 18:40

Farmers are extremely worried about Eskom's proposed price increase with the implications being dire for farmworkers, energy regulator Nersa has heard.

Eskom price hikes unaffordable

2013-01-15 16:48

It is wrong for Eskom to generate profits and the proposed electricity tariffs will devastate the economy, the National Energy Regulator of SA has heard.

Eskom initiates MYPD 3 process

2012-06-22 16:19

Eskom will apply to regulator Nersa for the third multi-year price determination before the end of the year, says the parastatal.

Zuma appeals to Eskom

2012-05-30 19:15

Concern for consumers will inform Eskom's upcoming electricity tariff increase application, suggests President Jacob Zuma.

Num: Pay workers more with Eskom profit

2011-11-24 11:19

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom's profits should be used to pay workers better wages.


Rights body challenges Eskom’s 19.9% tariff hike bid

2017-10-13 16:25

Safcei has submitted its opposing documents to Nersa regarding Eskom’s 19.9% tariff hike application.

Dentons report: OUTA calls for probe into Eskom

2017-02-13 12:19

Civil body OUTA has revived its call to have a commission of inquiry into Eskom, following the release of the Dentons report and news that Nersa has capped tariff increases at 2.2%.

Eskom hike will drive away business

2013-02-04 08:37

The country will be one of the most expensive nations to do business in if Eskom's 16% electricity increase is granted, warns a business body.

Eskom hike to hit municipalities hard

2013-01-30 15:11

Eskom’s proposed price increases will push municipalities to the tipping point, the National Energy Regulator of SA has heard.

Nersa needs govt help - expert

2013-01-23 18:40

The government needs to assist energy regulator Nersa in crafting an acceptable price for electricity over the medium term, an energy expert says.

Eskom hike will hit poor hardest

2013-01-21 15:37

Those earning R3 000 and less a month will bear the brunt of Eskom's electricity tariffs and will plunge more people into poverty, say unions Numsa and Cosatu.

Questions over Eskom pricing

2013-01-15 13:55

The City of Cape Town has expressed concern about Eskom's lack of clarity in its pricing application and the impact tariff hikes will have on consumers.

Nersa approves 28 IPP licences

2012-06-07 15:27

Nersa has approved the licensing of the 28 preferred bidders for the first phase of government’s renewable energy independent power producer programme.

Eskom: Moody's view won't hurt rating

2012-03-19 12:54

Eskom says a note by Moody's that a reduction in the tariff hike granted to it will be "credit negative" is not a formal opinion and will not affect its rating.

DA asks for meeting on energy prices

2011-11-06 12:42

The DA has asked for a meeting with Nersa to discuss energy prices in the light of the country's new build programme, it said.

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