Eskom heaps more misery on SA as load shedding returns. Because the cold front
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The economy is weaker than at any time in, perhaps, 90 years.
Nevertheless, Eskom can’t meet even the economic-depression level demand for its vital product.
There is a high probability of load shedding during the evenings between five and nine, starting today.Sikonathi Mantshantsha, spokesperson - Eskom
Punch-drunk South Africans, ready yourself – load shedding is making its return, during a pandemic.
Refilwe Moloto interviewed Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha.
The generation system is constrained due to the cold front… some of the generation units have broken down. There is a high probability of load shedding during the evenings between five and nine, starting today.Sikonathi Mantshantsha, spokesperson - Eskom
These machines – as we keep reminding the people of South Africa – are quite unreliable and prone to break down when they’re run hard.Sikonathi Mantshantsha, spokesperson - Eskom
We’re seeing high demand due to the cold front. We’ve had to use all our resources – including burning diesel… Even that may not be enough…Sikonathi Mantshantsha, spokesperson - Eskom
Listen to the interview in the audio below (we suggest sitting down first).
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