ESKOM sells electricity directly to consumers In a number of urban areas across the country. There are two tariff categories. Homelight with FBE and Homepower.
The Lifeline electricity tariff is a subsidised tariff aimed at providing support to low income households. What are the tariff benefits and who qualifies?
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.
A role for municipalities in generating & distributing electricity - Issues appear to be political rather than regulatory & financial rather than technical?
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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The Hessequa Energy Summit held in Stilbaai in July2015 looked at the challenges and solutions for local authorities wanting to become renewable energy suppliers.