Karpowership said it’s committed to delivering what would be its biggest-ever project as activists mounted a fresh legal challenge against the company’s plans.
A new electricity pricing methodology, proposed by energy regulator Nersa last September, has led to a significant backlash and for good reason. By Manie de Waal.
Energy regulator has granted Eskom an overall average tariff increase for the 2022/2023 financial year of 9.61%.
While struggling to scrape money together for maintenance work, Eskom is having to fork out big money to fight theft and vandalism.
Consumers who generate their own electricity, relying on Eskom when the sun goes down, may see a drastic increase in Eskom charges.
A group representing the biggest electricity consumers in South Africa have appealed for more predictable power price increases.
Comparisons presented by Eskom to show that its tariffs are low compared to those in many other countries were met with scepticism on Thursday.
Energy expert Chris Yelland has warned that if Eskom gets its way, the economy will go into “a nosespin”.
Stakeholders have until Friday to submit written comments to energy regulator Nersa on Eskom tariffs that may increase by more than 40%.
Eskom said on Monday it had executed the separation of its transmission division, subject to certain conditions, in line with an end-December deadline.