R200 electricity levy set to add to consumer woes

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Nersa published and released for public comment a proposal for municipalities to increase their power tariffs by an average of 14.59%. Picture: Luvuyo Mehlwana
Nersa published and released for public comment a proposal for municipalities to increase their power tariffs by an average of 14.59%. Picture: Luvuyo Mehlwana

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Johannesburgers who have prepaid electricity meters may be in for a nasty surprise from July 1, when the first R200 they pay each month does not buy them a single unit – but instead covers a new levy.

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