EDITORIAL | Explore other energy sources and the power will be in your hands
Eskom wants a 20.5% hike, but if we switch to energy-saving alternatives, it will not necessarily translate to such
And so we arrive at that point in the year again: the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) has started its hearings into electricity tariff increases. It’s every tariff-paying South African’s nightmare and this year Eskom has applied for a 20.5% hike for the 2023 financial year. If approved, it is likely to come into effect in April. This as citizens are still reeling from last year’s 15% to 17% rise. . ..