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Eskom seeks 19.9% hike in tariffs

Eskom's application for a 19.9% increase effectively means municipal customers could end up paying up to 28% more for power in July next year.

2016-08-17 15:25 by Pam (comments: 0)

Eskom blames power outages on electricity theft

Eskom has blamed the recent power outages in Gauteng on overloading‚ which it says is the result of illegal connections and non-payment.

2016-06-17 10:04 by Pam (comments: 0)

Eskom begins phase two of energy efficiency programme

ESKOM will be distributing a further 10-million energy-saving lamps in all nine provinces up to end of March 2017.

2016-02-15 19:47 by Pam (comments: 0)

Nersa starts tariff hike hearings, Eskom wants to recover R22.8 billion

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will start its public hearings on Monday as part of Eskom’s application to recover an additional R22.8 billion through an electricity tariff increase.

2016-01-18 19:56 by Pam (comments: 0)

Eskom bid could mean 16% tariff hike for consumers

All cities in South Africa will face an electricity tariff increase of at least 16% in July if Eskom is granted a R22.8bn adjustment for the 2013/2014 financial year, according to Leslie Rencontre, director of electricity at the City of Cape Town.

2016-01-18 19:27 by Pam (comments: 0)