Posts tagged as Tariffs

SAGI AGM: president’s report, tariffs and access problems

Members of the South African Geomatics Institute’s (SAGI) Northern Provinces branch met in Roodepoort on 13 April 2018 for the branch’s annual general meeting. The role of the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC), professional tariffs and problems with the Surveyor General website were discussed, and the institute’s president delivered his annual report. SACG’s Nape Mojapelo, […]

Liquidation of Eskom’s RCA balance to be phased in

In addresses to stakeholders in Kimberley and Bloemfontein regarding its applications for the liquidation of its outstanding regulatory clearing account (RCA) applications recently, Eskom’s general manager for regulation, Hasha Tlhotlhalemaje, said that the power utility is aware of and accepts that the RCA balance of R66-billion will be phased in over a number of years […]

Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out “drug addict” Eskom

Granting Eskom above-inflation tariff hikes is like feeding bailout addictions of a drug addict, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) was told. Nersa is holding public hearings over the next three weeks, relating to Eskom’s application for the regulatory clearing account (RCA) balance for three years (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17). The amount comes to […]

Regulator decides on new electricity tariffs

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) announced on 15 December 2017 that it has approved Eskom’s allowable revenue of R190,34-billion for the 2018/19 financial year. This is R29-billion less than the power utility had requested. The approved allowable revenue of R190,348-billion will result in an average percentage price increase of 5,23%/kWh. Announcing Nersa’s […]

Strategic advisor reports to AMEU branch meeting

  In a presentation to a recent meeting of the Association of Municipal Electrical Utilities’ (AMEU’s) Highveld Branch, Vally Padayachee, the association’s strategic advisor, reported that the recent Women in Electricity convention, which had been held at the President Hotel in Bloemfontein, had been well attended with more than 160 women in attendance. He described […]

NERSA hearings: over 8000 oppose Eskom price increases

  Despite the cancellation by the National Electricity Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) of the public hearings in the Free State, Mpumalanga and Limpopo, the hearings took place in the major cities around the country, and ended on a high note on Friday 5 February 2016 in Midrand, Gauteng. While there were suggestions by NERSA […]