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NERSA public hearings

South African citizens can have their say on whether they want the electricity price to keep increasing each year.

Eskom has proposed to increase the electricity price by 16% each year for the next 5 years, after we have just seen a doubling of the electricity price over the last 3 years.

Eskom’s proposal reached the government energy regulator (NERSA) two weeks ago.  Comments on the proposal can be submitted to NERSA by the 20th November, and in your submission, you can ask to present at the public hearings in January next year.

Public hearings will be held in each province in South Africa.

Public Hearings (15 – 31 January 2013)

PROVINCE CITY/TOWN DATE
Western Cape Cape Town 15-01-2013
Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth 16-01-2013
Kwa-Zulu Natal Durban 17-01-2013
Free State Bloemfontein 21-01-2013
Northern Cape Kimberly 22-01-2013
North West Potchefstroom 23-01-2013
Mpumalanga Nelspruit 25-01-2013
Limpopo Polokwane 29-01-2013
Gauteng Roodepoort 30 & 31-01-201

Written comments on the MYPD 3 Application should be sent to the following email address: mypd@nersa.org.za The closing date for stakeholder comments is 20 November 2012.

For more information and queries on the above, please contact Ms Priya Singh or Mr Donald Nkadimeng at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa, Kulawula House, 526 Madiba (formerly Vermeulen) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria.

Tel: 012 401 4600

Fax: 012 401 4700

www.nersa.org.za