NERSA Public Hearings: Have your say on Eskom's tariff increase application

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The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) announced its timelines to consider ESKOM’s Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) application for the 2018/19 financial year.

Eskom is looking to recoup R27.3-billion to cover the under-recovery of its actual costs in 2018/19, meaning electricity tariffs may rise by 12-17% next year.

Public hearings to review this application are set to take place nationally in February

Written comments can be forwarded to, hand-delivered to 526 Madiba Street, Arcadia, Pretoria or posted to PO Box 40343, Arcadia, 0083, Pretoria, South Africa. The closing date for written comments is 20 January 2020 at 16:00.

Members of the public and stakeholders who wish to attend or present their views at any of the public hearings must submit their request to by 15:30 on 27 January 2020. Eskom’s RCA application is available on the NERSA website at under ‘Consultation > Notices > Electricity’.

More information about the hearings and written submissions can be found here.

Comment online here.