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Consumers struggle to keep the lights on

By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert As consumers bear the brunt of high food prices, fuel increases, and the general cost of living, many are left fuming as the City of Cape Town increase the electricity tariff to 17.6% at the start of July, greater than the National Energy Regulator of South[…]

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Stop COCT challenges City of Cape Town tariff hike

By Lee-Yandra Paulsen In a recent development, the organization Stop COCT has joined the GOOD party by approaching the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to contest the City of Cape Town’s proposed electricity tariff increase. Stop COCT argued that the proposed increase exceeds the 15.1% limit approved by[…]

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City stands firm on festive lights switch-on

With no love lost between the City of Cape Town and Stop CoCT founder Sandra Dickson, it seems that the City has come out on top of allegations of wasting resources and public funding as far as the holiday season and associated events are concerned, at least for now. During[…]

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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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City of Cape Town’s power tariffs to be probed

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is investigating the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariff increase and its tariff structure. The increases were brought into effect in July 1. “Nersa received numerous complaints regarding the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariffs and is looking into the matter,” said[…]

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