Eskom Campaign

WHY TARGET ESKOM?

OUTA believes that, as with so many of our state owned and Parastatal organisations, there are sufficient questionable practices a lack of accountability and transparency within ESKOM

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WHAT ARE OUR MAIN ISSUES & CONCERNS WITH ESKOM?

For reasons of management inefficiencies and in some cases maladministration

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HOW HAVE WE ENGAGED ON THIS ISSUE, I.E. ACTION TAKEN?

OUTA’s first engagement on the Eskom issue, was to appoint Energy Analyst

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THE COURT CHALLENGE

Court Application to Interdict 1 April 9,4% Tariff Hike

We believe that the National Energy Regulator of SA (NERSA), is currently applying its mandate and regulatory framework, in a manner that does not sufficiently tackle Eskom’s inefficiencies, allowing them to pass on their losses to the public, through unacceptably high tariff increases and bailouts by the state

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From the Knowledge Centre

WHO IS ESKOM?

Eskom is South Africa,s electricity supply company, generating +- 95% of South Africa’s electricity and +- 45% of Africa’s electricity. Eskom has as an electricity supply entity, distributes electricity to various users and distrubutors.

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WHO IS NERSA?

South Africa’s National Energy Regulator authorised as a juristic person in terms of Section 3 of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004 (Act No. 40 of 2004) to be the regulator of South Africa’s electricity.

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