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AfriForum files urgent application against NERSA over electricity tariff increases [SOUND]

# The civil rights organisation AfriForum has brought an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria against the National Energy Regulator. The application seeks to prevent NERSA from considering municipalities’ applications for electricity tariff increases from 1 July without the required cost studies. AfriForum’s Morné Mostert says cost studies outline what tariffs should be to properly deliver services and maintain networks: