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2015

The real reason why there is no load shedding in South Africa

Energy analyst Chris Yelland reveals the real reason why Eskom was able to stop load shedding in recent months.

2015-12-01 09:41 by Pam (comments: 0)

Eskom to pursue higher tariffs

Eskom will seek higher electricity tariffs to service its R300-billion debt pile even after first-half profit climbed 22 percent, further squeezing South African consumers.

2015-11-25 09:05 by Pam (comments: 0)

The biggest drain on your electricity bill

With double digit electricity price hikes on the way, Eskom has identified those household items which cause the biggest headache when it comes to our monthly bill.

2015-03-03 17:01 by Pam (comments: 0)

Long, cold, expensive winter ahead

Its going to be a long, cold and expensive winter for tens of thousands of Joburg households if they dont curtail their use of electricity

2015-03-02 15:21 by Pam (comments: 0)

You’ll soon pay more for peak-hour electricity

Johannesburg’s City Power is set to charge household more for electricity during peak periods in a bid to lessen the need for load shedding. This is according to a report in the Rand Daily Mail.

2015-02-25 15:18 by Pam (comments: 0)

Say goodbye to cheap electricity

The transition from an economy based on cheap electricity to one which is supplied with electricity at the price that it costs to produce will be a painful, writes Dirk de Vos

2015-01-26 16:24 by Pam (comments: 0)