Nersa’s price hike for solar users is doomed from the start

11 March 2022 A new electricity pricing methodology, proposed by energy regulator Nersa last September, has led to a significant backlash from the public and various energy industry stakeholders – and for good reason. The concern stems from the fact that the proposed change in electricity tariffs could see solar power users paying up to 10 […]

Eskom tariffs to increase by 9.6% from 1 April

Eskom had asked for a 20.5% increase, including the previous allowable revenue. Nersa warned that the prices are “indicative”, as the actual price must still be finalised. The tariff goes up on 1 April for Eskom customers and 1 July for municipal customers. Municipalities will also likely add a surcharge for their customers. Eskom had […]

Solar Triumphs Are Bad News For Eskom

Eskom power station

According to a recent report, Eskom is expecting a drop in revenue due to recent changes to the amendment of section 2 of the Electricity Regulations Act published on 10 August. By opening up the door to more independent energy, the door will also be opened for investment which the department of public enterprises estimates […]

Cape Town Government Announces New Tariffs And Rates Effective 1 July 2021

cape town city

With the new financial year starting for government organisations on 1 July 2021, the government has also announced a tariff increase on water, sewage, electricity and refuse, stating that it has done its best to keep tariffs low amid the COVID-19 pandemic, to help those who have been affected the most by it. Some of […]