Today is the last day to comment on Eskom plan to hike power price by 20.5%

VAAL TRIANGLE - Today is the last day that Vaal Triangle and other South African residents can comment on Eskom’s proposed 20.5% electricity price hike. In December, Eskom chief financial officer Calib Cassim confirmed that the power utility had applied for an electricity price increase of 20.5% for the financial year 2023, which commences on April 1, 2022. With comments to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) closing on Friday (14 January), the authority must adjudicate the electricity tariff application by February 25. Eskom said it required reasonable tariff increases to address financial sustainability and liquidity challenges. Submissions can be made to or via:

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