NERSA the National Energy Regulator has announced a 9.4% tariff increase for ESKOM. Less than the 16% ESKOM applied for but still well above the consumer price index. Bad energy planning and political interference is costing us too much.
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Without the faith communities, society won’t mobilize enough citizens to move politicians to act on climate change at COP 21 in Paris: Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace.
New nuclear energy for South Africa with the associated huge economic, social and environmental risks and costs are likely to affect all of us very personally. For a succinct statement on the issues & alternatives to nuclear route watch and share this News 24 video .
Responding to numerous letters objecting to above inflation electricity price increases for 2015/16 the City of Cape Town replied at length
SA Nuclear Program. Questions & answers at Parliamentary Committee on Energy briefing reveal serious omissions but governments determination to proceed.
ESKOM’s structural problems are wider & deeper than the pockets of South African electricity consumers. Detailed objections to NERSA re ESKOM’s 25% tariff increase.
Now you CAN identify plastic packaging and avoid non-recyclable plastic. The Plastic Packaging industry introduced a Plastic / Polymer Identity Code to make it easier to identify plastics.
Renewable energy requires a new approach: multisource, localized, private public partnerships that embrace smart technology to capture energy & manage demand
Tapping into the abundant opportunities that renewable energy provides requires a restructuring of electricity services. Not just technically, but socio-politically. Is Africa up to this?
Watts-up with electricity tariffs in Cape Town and what will you be paying? The 2015/16 draft residential electricity tariffs explained. These come into effect on 1 July 2015. For the 2016 /17 tariff which come into effect on 1 July 2016 go to: http://greenaudits.co.za/cape-town-domestic-electricity-2016-new-service-fee/ The increasing cost of electricity reflected in tariff hikes each […]
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