Life more expensive as fuel also rises

Darker days ahead as electricity tariff increases by nearly 20%

Residents who buy electricity from municipalities will from Thursday get a shock of their already hard-pressed lives when electricity tariffs rise by close to 20%.

Energy regulator Nersa in March sent Eskom correspondence approving Eskom's retail tariff and structural adjustment application and the schedule of tariffs for the period April 1 2021 until March 31 2022...

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