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Nersa's shocking news

By Staff Writer
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) on Wednesday approved a 24.8 % increase in power tariffs effective 1 April 2010.
Nersa has also approved a 25.8% increase in power tariffs from 1 April 2011, with a third increase of 25.9 % on 1 April 2012.

And while this is still lower than the 35% increase that Eskom applied for, this increase will still make a dent in your pocket.

To see how big that dent will be we have made a quick calculation.

If your current monthly bill is R300 per month, you can expect to pay:

  • from 1 April 2010: R 374.40 pm
  • from 1 April 2011: R 471.00 pm
  • from 1 April 2012: R 593.00 pm

This means that your bill will in effect double over the next 3 years.

Yet another reason to plan a budget.

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