Eskom price modelling tools lets you compare how much you will pay under proposed tariffs

It shows a breakeven point around the 800kWh mark where an electricity bill will be cheaper under the new tariff plan.
Who the heck is using 800kWh in a month??
 
Who the heck is using 800kWh in a month??
We consume about 650kWh in a month, with 5 people in the household with two work from home users.

I guess if I didn't have a gas stove and oven, we would have been close to 800kWh
 
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Who the heck is using 800kWh in a month??
My usage is about, 500 kWh a month, and it's only me in the house. I do have a flat being rented out on my yard though, with its own geyser, washing machine, oven etc. I would assume a large family that rents out a flat would possibility climb > 800 kWh

Possibility also anyone that crypto mines :)
 
This would not be great for people with holiday homes
 
We consume about 650kWh in a month, with 5 people in the household with two work form home users.

I guess if I didn't have a gas stove and oven, we would have been close to 800kWh
This is my point though. Eskom made the claim that this was average (I think they actually made the claim that 900kWh was the average). I'd love to see how they arrived at that claim.

Even with 5 people in your home and 2 of them working there permanently throughout the week you're still not hitting 800kWh
 
So I am a direct Eskom Prepaid user. Not sure how they going to recover this charge?
 
My usage is about, 500 kWh a month, and it's only me in the house. I do have a flat being rented out on my yard though, with its own geyser, washing machine, oven etc. I would assume a large family that rents out a flat would possibility climb > 800 kWh

Possibility also anyone that crypto mines :)
We're a family of 4 and I work from home 4 days a week. We're on maybe 400kWh. 800kWh seems excessive.
 
My house averages about 600kWh per month. Will be less now that I have solar. Maybe need to get more panels and be completely off grid.
 
The problem is I am not sure on what block I am on. I pay slightly under R1200 per month for 600units. No where is this reflected in Eskom own press release, which indicate I am already paying +/- R313 or R249 too much.

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The problem is I am not sure on what block I am on. I pay slightly under R1200 per month for 600units. No where is this reflected in Eskom own press release, which indicate I am already paying +/- R313 or R249 too much.
Similar for me. I pay R500, I get 250kWh. I'm essentially paying R2/kWh. I have never seen a tariff document indicating that this is what I should be paying. It feels high considering I use 400-450kWh per month.

I'm guessing pre-paid is charged at a different rate but that feels complicated.

I get the impression that Eskom tries to make the pricing as confusing as possible so as to obfuscate.
 
Because he is not an Eskom direct customer, he is a CoCT customer. Not sure how many times this needs to be said, they are adjusting their tariffs for the electricity the supply directly, not what they supply to the muncipality

Under its revised Homepower price plan, Eskom’s grid connection fee will increase from R218 to R938.
 
Eskom was all out for everyone to use less, so we did! LED lamps and switching water heater off etc.

Now they want to penalise those who did what they were told!

Eskom can kiss my #$%&!!
 
Eskom was all out for everyone to use less, so we did! LED lamps and switching water heater off etc.

Now they want to penalise those who did what they were told!

Eskom can kiss my #$%&!!
Are you an eskom direct customer?
 
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