electricity tariffs

 
Newcastle residents forego electricity as bills rise
Newcastle residents forego electricity as bills rise
Water, electricity and municipal rates bills are on the rise in the KwaZulu-Natal town. Officials’ explanations make no sense to...
Nersa increase places 90 000 mining jobs at risk
Nersa increase places 90 000 mining jobs at risk
Although the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) granted Eskom lower tariff increases than what it requested, over 90 000 jobs in the mining...
Eskom now too costly for most
Eskom now too costly for most
This year the City of Cape Town expects to sell less electricity than it has since 2006, even though both its economy and population has grown. In...
Nersa approves 9.4% electricity price hike
Nersa approves 9.4% electricity price hike
The National Energy Regulator (Nersa) approved a 9.4% electricity hike for 2016-17 on Tuesday.
Eskom's application for price hike denied
Eskom's application for price hike denied
South Africa's energy regulator has denied Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. permission to raise power prices further this year so the utility can...
Cosatu and DA reject Eskom's proposed electricity price hike
Cosatu and DA reject Eskom's proposed electricity price hike
It is rare for a trade union federation and a liberal party to agree, but when it comes to the staggering electricity tariff increase...
Triple whammy: Power, petrol and rand to hit consumers
Triple whammy: Power, petrol and rand to hit consumers
South African consumers have been dealt a triple blow by increases in the petrol price and electricity rates, compounded by a depreciating rand....
Nersa's Eskom approval could see overall tariff increase of up to 13%
Nersa's Eskom approval could see overall tariff increase of up to 13%
Electricity prices are likely to climb after the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) announced that Eskom can recoup costs of...
SA should straighten up and fly right, says the OECD
SA should straighten up and fly right, says the OECD
South Africa should lower interest rates, raise electricity tariffs, rethink the collective bargaining system and control rand appreciation, says...
Nersa gives Eskom annual 8% tariff increase
Nersa gives Eskom annual 8% tariff increase
"The decision of the energy regulator is based on facts," said Nersa chairperson Cecilia Khuzwayo.
Eskom electricity hikes inevitable, says union
Eskom electricity hikes inevitable, says union
Paul Joubert said the monopolistic structure of the electricity market made it impossible to know whether the prices Eskom and energy regulator...
Tariffs instead of taxes, says Eskom
Tariffs instead of taxes, says Eskom
If electricity was sold at the "right price", it would be used more efficiently, so less would have to be invested in new generating...

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