AngloGold Ashanti

Solidarity declares dispute with Eskom

Trade union Solidarity has declared a dispute with Eskom after the power utility did not turn up for further negotiations regarding salary increases. Eskom has offered a 0% salary increase for employees.

No surprise as Eskom misses deadline for tariff appeal

The Eskom board's latest announcements of intentions to appeal a 5% tariff approval does not come as a shock. This is according to Ted Blom, a partner at Mining & Energy Advisors, and former Eskom staffer.
Greenpeace Africa

Eskom’s intention to approach NERSA in court rejected

OUTA rejects Eskom’s intention to take NERSA to court to set aside the 5.23% tariff determination following the Utilities’ failed application for a 19.9% increase in 2017. 

Tariff hike hearings end with Eskom facing impossible task

Nersa's hearings into the Eskom tariff hike request have closed presenting the panel with its biggest headache to date. Of the R66 billion claimed, some R44 billion was a claim for a shortfall of forecast electricity sales, while the balance included cost overruns on production.

Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to Nersa to recover losses

The Chamber of Mines opposes Eskom’s application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for an increase in electricity tariffs to recover over R 66 billion in losses.
Resource Generation

Eskom addresses imbalance in coal stock levels

The challenge of coal stock levels below the required target of 20 days at seven of South Africa's power stations is not ideal.

Ted Blom represents 80 000 people at Nersa negotiations

With Nersa hearings on Eskom’s 33% tariff increase application due to kick off early next week, beginning in Cape Town, the pressure is building...

Electricity consumers to pay for Zupta thievery at Eskom

Eskom is planning to recover losses from corruption and loopholes in the multi year price determination rules by further increasing tariffs by an estimated...

Chamber of Mines: Eskom clearing account could cripple mining sector further

The Chamber of Mines has voiced its strong opposition to Eskom’s R22 billion Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) application to the National Electricity Regulator of...

Nersa rejects 9.58% Eskom tariff increase request

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) said on Monday that it would not grant 9.58% Eskom tariff increase that the utility had requested...

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