Eskom pushes itself into ruin

If Eskom carries on with current trends it could put itself out of business by driving away paying customers.

Amid conflicting and confusing messages this week about load shedding, we are told Eskom plans to charge more when supply is tight, to reduce demand. In fact, it is already doing so in a pilot project.

Residential customers are immune, for the moment, because such a system requires time-of-use metering, which has not been widely installed – yet.

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