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Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021.

The ‘drug’ that’s killing Eskom

The current electricity pricing policy rewards the power utility for inefficiencies. Fix it and the state-owned entity will have a chance to recover

Eskom burns on through bailout

Despite alarm over the recent lifeline, state says the power utility is not on the brink of collapse

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

Outages: Problems and solutions

The government has introduced a range of ways to address Eskom’s woes

Eskom’s price hike will hit jobs, place handbrake on economic growth

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa announced that Eskom’s tariffs will increase by 9.4% in 2019, 8.1% in 2020 and 5.2% in 2021

Nersa’s yes — no to Eskom

The power utility will get much less than it asked for, but the new tariffs will still bust pockets

It’s mine, all mine

A year ago, tensions between the government and the mining industry were high

Communities say Eskom tariff increase will make the cost of living unbearable

Nersa kicked off its nationwide public hearings in Cape Town this week to deliberate on Eskom’s tariff applications

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

Nersa to begin hearings on electricity tariffs

Over the course of three weeks, Nersa will hold hearings on what the debt-laden power utility

Your guide to surviving 2019

Here’s our round-up of the outlook for electricity, taxes, fuel, wages and the economy

Eskom tariff hikes will deepen pain

The increases it wants will drive down sales and there is scepticism that the parastatal will be able to counter this

Regulations may dim a solar dawn

Government believes independent power producers need to be limited and controlled

Eskom posts R2.3bn loss, R19bn in irregular expenditure

The power utility admits that its 'transition towards financial and operational sustainability required resolute, tough and decisive leadership'

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