electricity tariffs

 
Call for industrial sector to save energy
Call for industrial sector to save energy
Large energy consumers have warned that Eskom's proposed electricity hikes of 16% a year for five years threaten economic growth and jobs. But...
Break up Eskom, for all our sakes
Break up Eskom, for all our sakes
Our economy and its industrial base is power intensive and South Africa has one of the highest power consumption-to-unit of gross domestic product...
Eskom price hikes 'a looming crisis' for mining
Eskom price hikes 'a looming crisis' for mining
South African power utility Eskom's proposed tariff hikes could be the death knell for the mining industry, auditing firm BDO warned on Wednesday....
ANC: Eskom tariff hike won't help growth
ANC: Eskom tariff hike won't help growth
Electricity parastatal Eskom's revised tariff increase proposal will not help growth in the country, the African National Congress (ANC) said on...
Opposition rejects Eskom tariff proposal
Opposition rejects Eskom tariff proposal
Opposition parties on Tuesday rejected Eskom's proposed 35% tariff increase, saying it did little to "dampen concerns" about the effects of...
Private money needed
Private money needed
Most economists agree South Africa's economy cannot sustain the damage that massive electricity price increases will cause and that another...
SA could have world's most expensive power
SA could have world's most expensive power
South Africa could have the world's most expensive electricity if Eskom gets its tariff increases, an economist said on Thursday.
Eskom denies reports of lower tariffs
Eskom denies reports of lower tariffs
Eskom denied reports by Radio 702 on Wednesday that it was considering dropping its proposed tariff increase by 10% from 45%.
House calls with pliers
House calls with pliers
Levy Nhlapo is perched on a plastic box outside a house in Diepkloof's Zone 2. He is disconnecting the cables that run into an Eskom electricity...
Eskom's crazy plan
Eskom's crazy plan
Eskom has been battling to keep the lights on. Now it wants to shoot them out.
Consumer shocks ahead
Consumer shocks ahead
If you thought 2009 was bad, the coming years are going to hurt even more than our current recession.
Eskom's proposed hike 'a serious shock to economy'
Eskom's proposed hike 'a serious shock to economy'
Electricity parastatal Eskom's latest proposed tariff hike will administer "a serious shock to the economy" next year, Business Unity South Africa...

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