electricity tariffs

Liberia

World Bank approves $40 million to support key reforms in Liberia

The World Bank Group has approved the second in a series of three single-tranche Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operations (IGDPO) to support and enable inclusive growth, development and reforms in Liberia.
food security

Ethiopia: Exploring opportunities for electrification in agriculture

A recent RMI report explores the electrifying of agriculture in Ethiopia to empower livelihoods through productive use of energy with clean power.
energy regulations

NERSA to oppose Eskom’s high court application to review RCA

South Africa’s national energy regulator, NERSA, has stated that it will oppose the Eskom high court application to review its RCA.
Tender consulting services engineering

Broken Promises: Electricity access for low-income households

Electricity access for low-income households: good policy intentions, bad trade-offs and unintended consequences.
energy efficiency

Prioritising energy efficiency while navigating high costs in SA

South Africa is set to see the effects of the 15,63% energy tariff hike while navigating a floundering economy and escalating costs. How do businesses still prioritise energy efficiency as a solution and not incur more overall costs?
ECB electricity tariff

ECB approves 2.92% bulk electricity tariff increase effective 1 July

The Electricity Control Board in Namibia has approved the tariff application made by NamPower and will increase bulk electricity tariffs by 2.92% effective on the 1st of July 2021.
ECB electricity tariff

Tariff hikes could be on the cards for major SA cities

Tariff hikes are front and centre in the proposed budgets for both the City of Cape Town and the City of Johannesburg for 2021/2022 financial year.
Brazilian currency

Brazilian electricity prices under pressure due to low rainfall

Low annual rainfall in Brazil is restricting hydroelectric production, putting electricity prices under pressure and causing the need for more expensive thermoelectric power.
NERSA consultation

NERSA short-changing S.Africans on its electricity division’s activities

“We call on NERSA to reassess the public comment periods on these matters of strong public interest, to provide more realistic consultation,” says Liz McDaid, OUTA’s Parliamentary and Energy Advisor.
Eskom

Eskom improves operational efficiency at Kusile and Medupi

Eskom corrects defects at Kusile and Medupi to improve operational efficiency of the power plants.

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