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ESKOM underfire in Cape Town and Beyond

The City of Cape Town, trade unions and a host of civil society organisations opposed Eskom’s request for an average annual increase of 16 percent over five years at Nersa’s hearings on…

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Make electricity tax-free, forum asks Eskom

Cape Town – The National Consumer Forum has branded Eskom a “parasitic institution” for wanting to increase the price of electricity by 16 percent, and suggested that electricity be tax-free like brown…

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Eskom price hikes unaffordable

Eskom’s proposed tariff increases are unaffordable and will have a devastating effect on the economy, the National Energy Regulator of SA heard on Tuesday.  read more

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Eskom Has Been Warned

ESKOM was warned two years ago that its series of huge price increases would reduce the demand for electrity and that its sales would drop, but it ignored the warning says the…

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Solar can compete on price rises

PROF Phillip Lloyd is quite right (Renewable energy is mostly hype, Letters, November 12) when he says solar power is still far too costly to supply electricity to the national grid on…

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