South Africa's Eskom Outlines Plan to Keep Lights on This Winter
South African power utility Eskom has revealed its short-term plans to keep the lights on this winter, as well its slightly longer strategy for the nine months to December. At a media conference held at the Lethabo Power Station in the Free State, the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, said Eskom's overall objective for the five months to end-August is to ensure there will be enough power available to serve the economy and limit load shedding.
Daily Maverick, 3 April 2019
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South Africa: Only Stage 1 Load Shedding Anticipated This Winter
SAnews.gov.za, 3 April 2019
With colder weather slowly settling in, South Africans should anticipate not more than Stage 1 load shedding up until the end of August, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan… Read more »
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan speaking at a media briefing at the Lethabo Power Station in the Free State.
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