Business Day Live 21 October 2012.
ESKOM is expected to indicate on Monday what tariff increases it will be seeking for the next five years.
The prediction is 14.5% to 19% a year.
Tariffs have risen by more than 200% over the past five years, according to the Electricity Intensive Users Group (EIUG).
“Such above-inflation increases (in) power prices would inevitably impede economic growth and job creation, particularly in the more energy-intensive resources, manufacturing and production sectors,” the EIUG said…