It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
More sun than clouds. Mild.
It could spark a flood of South African businesses, malls and factories applying for renewable energy projects.
The energy regulator did not hold back on criticising Eskom for its inability to collect revenue efficiently, and says ever-increasing tariff proposals have placed the utility and consumers in a vicious cycle.
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.
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.
Consumers were granted a breather after energy regulator Nersa declined Eskom’s application for a tariff reopener.
As it stands: no exceptions. A single electricity-generating solar panel, or anything else that can generate power, will have to be registered – whether or not it is connected to the national grid.
Eskom’s applications for R66.6bn in additional revenue via the Regulatory Clearing Account could result in a staggering tariff increase of up to 37%.
Safcei has submitted its opposing documents to Nersa regarding Eskom’s 19.9% tariff hike application.
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%.
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