The utility’s biggest consumers will use less electricity, so in theory there will be more for ordinary citizens and no load-shedding.
The power utility is seeking relief after its higher electricity tariffs led to lower sales.
The national energy regulator says consumers will be considered when it reviews Eskom's proposal for another electricity price hike.
A decision on Eskom's proposed new electricity prices will be announced on Thursday, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa has said.
The ANC has put its weight behind the call for the power utility to lower its proposed tariff increases
South Africa is waiting anxiously to hear what Eskom's latest round of tariff hikes will be.
Social grants haven't kept pace with electricity hikes in South Africa -- and this will be the main cause of a rise in service delivery protests.
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters says South Africa may delay electricity tariff hikes in a move likely to hurt power utility Eskom's funding drive.
Manufacturers will appeal to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for relief on its planned electricity tariff hikes