The national energy regulator’s decision to grant Eskom tariff increases much less than what it asked for will leave the embattled utility with a R102bn revenue shortfall. Eskom, which economists and ratings agencies have described as the single biggest risk to SA’s economy, said it was "keenly" awaiting the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) reasoning for allowing it to raise prices 9,41% in 2019, 8,1% in 2020 and 5,22% the following year. If you are already a subscriber, please click on the following link to go to the full article: Hike leaves Eskom with R102bn hole If you would like to subscribe to BusinessLIVE to read the full story, please click here.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now