Well, it’s been more than a year since our last post. Sorry guys, we’ve been busy with ebug.co.za our homebug-like offering for estates and businesses. Hope you like it! Once again we’re bringing you some AMAZING news. If you are connected through your municipality (sorry, if you pay Eskom it’s already too late, you had your rise… Read more »
Posts By: Rich Davies
You’ve got until 1st July to top-up your meter at the old rates in any Municipality. But remember to keep buying the special ‘discounted’ units every month on the new tariff! That’s right, we’ve updated our Energy Tariff fill-up calculator to include City of Cape Town (email/comment/shout if you want another municipality — preferably telling… Read more »
Tomorrow, April 1st, Eskom will be rising it’s prices for all direct customers. You’ve got just today left to ‘top up your tank’ before the price rises by 12.7%. But you need to be smart about it. If you just go out and fill-up, you could be paying 70% than you need to.
Eskom have indeed officially asked for a 25% increase in tariffs starting in April/July this year. This means that prices for a typical houseshold consuming around 1000kwh each month can expect bills over R2000 each month by 2017.
We decided to update our Return on Investment spreadsheet to make it work a bit better for Solar PV investments.