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Eskom’s costs are ‘out of control’

Jacob Maroga,
CEO, Eskom
9 June 2009 – According to the Energy Intensive Users Group chairman, Ian Langbridge, operating costs at Eskom are “are significantly out of control.” The Energy Intensive Users Group includes companies such as BHP Billiton and ArcelorMittal.

Speaking in Pretoria during a hearing on Eskom’s application for a 34% interim tariff increase, Langbridge said Eskom’s finances should be independently audited in order to help it control costs.

Eskom’s CEO, Jacob Maroga, will address the hearing this week.