July 2008
Finweek;7/31/2008, p43
The article discusses the plans of Eskom, the electricity public utility of South Africa. It states that the company will be recovering energy costs of R2,827bn via increases in electricity tariffs, with further increases between 20 and 25 percent exected over the next three years. The article also details how Eskom is attempting to curb power consumption along with plans on renewable energy.


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