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Cape Town – The proposed 19.9% electricity hike by Eskom will result in job losses in the steel and engineering sector, warned an economist for the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa). Seifsa, which strongly opposes Eskom’s application for electricity tariff increases,

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The City of Tshwane’s controversial electricity metering contractor TUMS has admitted to inaccurately billing some of the 13 000 customers it supplied with electricity since October 2013. Total Utility Management Services (TUMS) is the implementation vehicle of PEU Capital Partners. The contract between Tshwane and

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Talking saving our planet or saving your money; the subject of solar power technology is bound to come up. Both commercial, as well as residential rooftop have many advantages. Photovoltaic technology should not be seen as a short-term solution, but as an investment that will pay off

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Cape Town – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative attributed 30% of annual carbon emissions to the global building sector, according to Alison Groves, regional director, building services, of engineering professional services firm WSP Africa. She explains that, in response

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y replacing your home’s five most frequently used light fixtures or bulbs with models that have earned the ENERGY STAR, you can save R1200 each year. Compared to traditional incandescents, energy-efficient lightbulbs such as halogen incandescents, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), and light emitting diodes (LEDs) have the

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In South Africa our poor energy infrastructure has cost us dearly, and continues to do so. According to a savingenergy.co.za article, the price hike this July was even higher than originally intended, “so that Eskom could recover more of the money they lost due to

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This article examines the legal issue of when a disconnection of electricity or water by a municipality will be lawful. Dispelling the Myth Many people think that a municipality is not entitled to disconnect one service if that service is fully paid up (but where

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Durban- Cash-strapped Durban pensioners are feeling the pinch following the property rates increase that has become so unaffordable that some are selling their homes to downsize.   At a Hillcrest estate, 80 of 680 units have put up for sale signs as their owners –

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    After you’ve made the decision to go solar, the next step is figuring out how to pay for it. Assuming you don’t have the cash to buy your solar energy system upfront, like the vast majority of Americans, there are a variety of

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Some electrical accounts, especially for large consumers include a charge for Power Factor issues (PF) and the charge will be seen on the account as “cents per kVAR” (kilo volt/amps/reactive).  The local supply authority introduces this charge to commercial consumers to encourage the consumer to

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