At a time when Eskom is unable to supply sufficient electricity and is suffering from insufficient funds to complete its maintenance and buy expensive fuel to keep the lights on, Eskom continued to pay a profit to government.
Now Eskom has gone back to the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) to ask for more increases in electricity.
SAFCEI submits that in such times of economic hardship, it is not fair to raise electricity prices again.
Figure 1 below shows how electricity price has increased over the last few years.
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