CSIR says load shedding could be around for the next three years

Written by on 14 August, 2020

Researchers are warning that South Africa could experience load shedding for the next two to three years if the department of Mineral Resources fails to speed up its energy projects.

Last year saw the worst power cuts the country had ever experienced, at one point reaching stage six load-shedding.

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s, Jarrad Wright, told eNCA, urgent response is necessary to ensure short-term adequacy:

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Meanwhile Eskom will again implement stage two load shedding from eight this morning until ten tonight.

This is despite four generation units being returned back to service yesterday.

Eskom spokesperson, Sikonathi Mantshantsha, says the load shedding has been caused by an increase in plant breakdowns over the past few days:

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