Salga, IFP, Mpho Phalatse join chorus condemning Eskom price hike

Voices condemning the Eskom tariff hike are growing as South Africans are subjected to ever-increasing rolling blackouts. The South African Local Government Association (Salga), the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) and Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse have added their voices to those outraged by the National Energy Regulator of SA’s (Nersa) decision[…]

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Eskom judgement to have negative impact on consumers

Energy analyst Chris Yelland says the judgment by the High Court in Johannesburg regarding Eskom, will have an immensely negative impact on consumers and businesses. Electricity tariffs are set to increase at no less than 15% from 2021, after Eskom won a court battle against the National Energy Regulator of[…]

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Eskom welcomes court ruling against Nersa

Eskom has welcomed the High Court in Pretoria’s ruling against the National Energy Regulator of South Africa, paving the way for the utility to recover R27 billion from consumers. The court set aside Nersa’s tariff decision and granted Eskom leave to apply to Nersa for additional expenses incurred in the[…]

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Nersa powerless against CoCT’s electricity surcharges

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has concluded its inquiry into the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariff structure and price increases. Nersa had received numerous complaints regarding the City’s tariff structure and electricity prices from several parties and after months of consistent requests and complaints by the[…]

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City refutes claims of Nersa probe

The City has denied claims that the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has launched a formal investigation into the City’s Nersa-approved electricity. “It appears that certain lobby groups and media outlets have contributed to the spreading of misinformation about the City’s Nersa-approved electricity tariffs,” Cape Town mayor Dan[…]

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