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New Eskom boss’s momentous little decision

It may seem a trivial matter, but the significance of the decision by new Eskom group chief executive Phakamani Hadebe to reintroduce weekly system status bulletins cannot be overstated. On Thursday, at the launch of the first

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Eskom heads to court to demand higher tariffs

Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza was almost apologetic on Thursday when he told journalists that the utility is proceeding with a court review of energy regulator Nersa’s decision to grant it a mere 5.23% tariff

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Nersa to back down on rooftop solar rules

Energy regulator Nersa will soon withdraw proposed rules that would have required private owners of rooftop solar panels and standby generators to register these installations with it. It might, however, return at

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Shrinking liquidity threatens Eskom

Eskom, which generates almost all of South Africa’s electricity, is still studying the impact of a tariff increase that was about a quarter of what it requested as shrinking liquidity threatens the utility. An award by the state energy regulator

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Eskom must stop overspending, regulator says

Energy regulator Nersa on Friday announced that it granted Eskom little more than a quarter of the 19.9% tariff increase it applied for, for 2018/2019, and in fact slashed its revenue to considerably less than it

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Nersa to announce Eskom tariff decision

Energy regulator Nersa will announce its decision on Eskom’s tariff hike application next week. The regulator was due to announce its decision with regards to the power utility’s request on Thursday but postponed to give itself more

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Hearings to start as Eskom seeks huge tariff hike

Energy regulator Nersa on Thursday opened the consultation process for Eskom’s application for an average tariff increase of 19.9% by publishing the application on its website. If approved, the increase would apply to Eskom’s direct

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