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Cape Town Domestic Electricity 2016 -new service fee

2016/17 Cape Town residential electricity tariffs include a new Home User tariff with a monthly service fee irrespective of how much electricity you use.

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Electricity – a pro-active role for municipalities!

A role for municipalities in generating & distributing electricity – Issues appear to be political rather than regulatory & financial rather than technical?

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NERSA grants ESKOM a 9.4% electricity price increase for 2016

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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Counter Electricity prices with Energy Efficiency.

Do you understand your electricity tariff? Are you battling to get a measure of your electricity consumption and buy in from your family to be energy efficient? Email Kim at Green Audits for a quote.

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Cape Town defends July 2015 electricity prices

Responding to numerous letters objecting to above inflation electricity price increases for 2015/16 the City of Cape Town replied at length

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Transitioning to renewables – Hessequa Energy Summit

The Hessequa Energy Summit held in Stilbaai in July2015 looked at the challenges and solutions for local authorities wanting to become renewable energy suppliers.

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Omissions in SA nuclear plan but Government proceeds.

SA Nuclear Program. Questions & answers at Parliamentary Committee on Energy briefing reveal serious omissions but governments determination to proceed.

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ESKOM needs restructure not 25% tariff increase

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.

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Renewable Energy for Africa. What’s the holdup?

Renewable energy requires a new approach: multisource, localized, private public partnerships that embrace smart technology to capture energy & manage demand

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Renewable energy for progress – African Utilities Week 2015

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?

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