Question NW2966 to the Minister of Energy

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12 October 2017 - NW2966

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Energy

Why does Eskom disagree with the creation of a national basket for maintenance that will require a percentage from municipality revenue as stipulated by her department, (b) what is the alternative plan from Eskom in this regard, (c) what is Eskom’s plan to deal with the maintenance backlog that the national basket for maintenance attempts to address, (d) what is the total cost of the backlog and (e) what percentage of the tariff increase requested by Eskom will be allocated to maintenance; 2) What is the current allocation of revenue that is allocated to Eskom for maintenance?


The Department received the question, reviewed its contents against its mandate and has determined that the most appropriate respondent should be Eskom through the Department of Public Enterprises.

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