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SA electricity advisory accuses utility Eskom of trying to pass costs from corruption to consumers

A South Africa electricity export on Thursday accused power utility Eskom of trying to recover losses from corruption by further increasing tariffs levied on consumers by an estimated 30 percent before the end of 2018.

2018-03-28 17:03 by Pam

Latest blow from Eskom‚ which will plunge even more people into poverty

Consumers can’t afford any further increases in the cost of living and will be devastated by this latest blow from Eskom‚ which will plunge even more people into poverty.

2017-12-17 12:12 by Pam

Eskom seeks 19.9% hike in tariffs

Eskom's application for a 19.9% increase effectively means municipal customers could end up paying up to 28% more for power in July next year.

2016-08-17 15:25 by Pam

Eskom blames power outages on electricity theft

Eskom has blamed the recent power outages in Gauteng on overloading‚ which it says is the result of illegal connections and non-payment.

2016-06-17 10:04 by Pam

Eskom begins phase two of energy efficiency programme

ESKOM will be distributing a further 10-million energy-saving lamps in all nine provinces up to end of March 2017.

2016-02-15 19:47 by Pam

Nersa starts tariff hike hearings, Eskom wants to recover R22.8 billion

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will start its public hearings on Monday as part of Eskom’s application to recover an additional R22.8 billion through an electricity tariff increase.

2016-01-18 19:56 by Pam