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Cosatu has a plan to save Eskom

The union federation says urgent, bold action is needed to keep the state-owned utility (and South Africa) going

Load-shedding dooms SA profits

From corner bakeries to mines, businesses bear the brunt of the power-cut pain, with alternative energy generation solutions mired in bureaucracy

Nersa increase places 90 000 mining jobs at risk

Initially, when Eskom made its tariff application, it was estimated it would cause 150 000 job losses while hastening the demise of the gold sector

Get out of the way, Eskom

There’s only one option for South Africa and that is to scrap the flailing power utility

Eskom’s proposed tariff hikes risk making mining unsustainable — minerals council

The debt-laden power utility is asking for a 15% annual tariff hike for three years

Corruption, state capture behind Eskom’s downfall, Nersa hears

Outa says although Eskom brought about its own downfall, there were other factors, such as corruption and state capture, which worsened the situation

South Africa’s municipal electricity tariffs are hurting the economy

High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa's machinery and equipment manufacturing industries

Jobs issue plagues green energy

Unions say renewables will cause unemployment but the state disagrees and mines will soon close

Eskom looking to take R67-billion out of your pocket

This is not the end of attempts by the power utility to recover money it believes it is owed

Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out ‘drug addict’ Eskom

Nersa is holding public hearings over the next three weeks, relating to Eskom’s application for the regulatory clearing account (RCA) balance.

Eskom has a problem, a R20-billion problem

Lynne Brown’s continued failure to address the crisis facing the utility is driving the entire country to the brink

City Power announces tariff hike

City Power says it will increase tariffs by about 7% from July, following Nersa's approval of its tariff hike application.

Gigaba: Eskom still reviewing Nersa’s tariff decision

The public enterprises minister says Eskom is reviewing the implications of Nersa's decision to grant a lower than requested electricity tariff hike.

Electricity tariff decision expected on Thursday

A decision on Eskom's proposed new electricity prices will be announced on Thursday, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa has said.

Eskom’s R5-billion smelter gambit

Eskom has called on regulators to help it cancel or adjust a sweetheart deal with BHP Billiton, which could earn it an extra R5.17-billion per year.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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