Just in SA – Power tariffs increase, municipalities do not pay

Eskom has tried to explain their request for a tariff increase of almost 20 percent to Nersa, but it seems that several municipalities simply do not pay for Eskom services. Direct consumers of Eskom Power, such as farmers and industries, will be severely affected by the requested tariff increase. Now it appears that Eskom does […]
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Cash strapped Government requests that consumers pay Nersa for personal generators and solar panels

When the amended Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) comes into force, it will regulate the use of small scale electricity generators by requiring registration with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa). This is according to Lizel Oberholzer and Jarrett Whitehead, attorneys at Norton Rose Fulbright, who say that the regulation will likely have far-reaching […]
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Eskom tariff increase expected – Hmm for Molefe R11-million golden handshake?

After the Constitutional Court’s ruling that Nersa can give Eskom approval for the increase in electricity prices, economists are worried that the power utility may increase the rate by as much as 20%. Eskom has an estimated R61 billion shortfall to surpass, but any significant increases will cause an already stumbling economy to come to […]
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Eskom, where does all the money go? – This is daylight robbery!

The average four-person South African household should pay R290 a month for electricity, yet Eskom is charging them roughly R1,200, says a lobby group. Now Eskom is seeking a 20% tariff increase from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa). Energy analysts have described Nersa, which starts its public hearings into the proposed tariff […]
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Nuclear deal ruled as unlawful and unconstitutional: Learn all about the dark secrets of this shady deal

The Western Cape High Court ruled on Wednesday that the South African government’s nuclear agreements with Russia, Korea and the US were unlawful and unconstitutional. In a landmark ruling, the Court also scrapped the South African government’s decision to buy about eight nuclear power stations — 9600MW of nuclear power. This decision was first gazetted […]
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