NOTES TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - NOTE 33


 

    Group     Company  
    2014
Rm
    2013
Rm
    2014
Rm
    2013
Rm
 
33. Primary energy                      
  Own generation costs 54 186     44 380     54 186     44 380  
  Environmental levy 8 530     7 971     8 530     7 971  
  International electricity purchases 3 311     2 070     3 311     2 070  
  Independent power producers 3 266     2 956     3 266     2 956  
  Other 519     3 371     519     3 371  
    69 812     60 748     69 812     60 748  
  Own generating costs relates to the cost of coal, uranium, water and liquid fuels that are used in the generation of electricity. Eskom use a combination of short-, medium- and long-term agreements with suppliers for coal purchases and long-term agreements with the DWA to reimburse the department for the cost incurred in supplying water to Eskom.