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Ed’s note: Not all electricity tariffs are made equal

A list of predictions for 2022 did not allude to electricity tariffs being a factor for the new year. However, it has cropped up as a point of discussion in South Africa, Nigeria and Uganda.
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Global electricity demand in 2021 largest ever

A 6% rise in global electricity demand in 2021 was the largest in percentage terms since 2010 when the world recovered from a global financial crises.
Businesses in Uganda ask for reprieve from exorbitant tariffs

Sky high tariffs breaking the back of business in Uganda

A non-profit organisation in Uganda representing local businesses has petitioned members of Parliament to review electricity and water tariffs.
Businesses in Uganda ask for reprieve from exorbitant tariffs

Tanesco prioritises service delivery with a new tariff increase

Tanzania National Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) has announced an 18% increase on electricity connection tariffs.
Zimbabwe: Zesa commits to delivering high quality services to citizens

Zimbabwe: Zesa commits to delivering high quality services to citizens

The approved flat rate across all electricity tariffs in Zimbabwe will allow Zesa to focus on expanding the grid and on maintenance. This will ensure high quality services are delivered to the citizens of Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe electricity tariffs see 12.3% jump

Zimbabwe: 12.3% electricity tariffs increase a great knock for citizens

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has, in terms of Section 53 of the Electricity Act and effective on the 1st of January 2022, increased electricity tariffs by 12.3%.
The ins and outs of green hydrogen and why it matters

Green hydrogen to unlock vast economic opportunities for Namibia

In his New Year message the President of Namibia, Hage Geingob says that the green hydrogen industry will strengthen Namibia’s renewable energy footprint and will result in competitive electricity tariffs.
Ethiopia electricity tariff

Research: Electricity tariff rises in Ethiopia, how households cope

Improving electricity access and reliability are fundamental to ensuring that Ethiopia meets its growth and poverty reduction ambitions. The government has started to make major investments in the power sector, and has recently embarked...
Eskom

Eskom, energy regulator argument obscures 20.5% tariff hike request

While Eskom has confirmed they are asking for a 20.5% tariff hike for 2023, the figure is being obscured by a spat around procedure between the utility and NERSA.
MYPD5 NERSA

MYPD5 consultation paper from NERSA due

A consultation paper will be released on 8 December from NERSA on Eskom’s fifth multiyear price determination application (MYPD5).

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