Articles related to "Eskom"

1 - 10 of 19 results
Stay warm, on and off the grid
The first icy fingers of winter have begun to close their grip on South Africa. As is typical of this time of year, thoughts turn towards thick blankets, warm clothes, hot food and heaters.
Affordability under pressure
Rising costs across the board are starting to affect property affordability, according to a recent report.
Multiple price hikes are bad news for South Africans
Electricity, DSTV, E-tolls -consumers are being subjected to rising costs across the board. What are the implications for the economy?
Emigration on the rise
Recent data has indicated that more South Africans are emigrating or considering emigration. What is fueling this?
It's time to tighten those belts
South Africans across the board are finding that they are having to tighten their belts quite substantially as the cost of living continues to soar. Escalating food costs, the ever increasing price of fuel and some crippling ...
The pros and cons of smart electricity meters
Smart meters allow your power utility to centrally control electricity usage in your homes. Is this a good idea? As load shedding continues to plunge the country into darkness , Johannesburg's City Power is doing everything ...
Is unrest giving South African property a bad name?
Xenophobia, service delivery protests, vandalised statues, rising crime – South Africa is facing unprecedented levels of unrest at the moment. What does this mean for the local property market? South Africa currently appears to ...
And the hikes just keep coming…
At the beginning of April, South Africans were subjected to a massive petrol price hike. The cost of electricity, water and other municipal services are also due to rise within a few short weeks. So what does this mean for the ...
Power surges and insurance claims
Think you’re covered? Think again. Your insurance might not cover damage caused by power surges after load shedding. Picture this: you’re sitting eating dinner by candlelight during another round of load shedding when the power ...
The True Cost of Illegal Connections
A recent investigation carried out by the city of Johannesburg uncovered an electricity rigging syndicate that has cost the council around R22-million.Businesses working together with corrupt ...