19.9.2019 09:49 pm
Eskom’s acting group chief executive Jabu Mabuza ‘is open to discuss details’ with the DA’s Natasha Mazzone, after the party issued a statement on load shedding earlier.
The power utility issued a statement to assure its customers that there is no planned load shedding expected in September or October, as indicated by a Democratic Alliance statement issued earlier today.
‘The ANC’s scheme of burning through billions of rands of diesel…to keep the lights on until after election day has now truly backfired,’ she said.
The power utility says it will implement 26 days of load shedding during the winter period.
Without renewable energy from IPPs, we would be in a near-perpetual state of Stage 2 load shedding.
The summit will reportedly be about understanding problems and finding solutions rather than apportioning blame.
The problem with the utility’s strategy is that sometimes bad luck arrives all at once, and hoping it won’t this winter is naive.
‘We promise to keep our customers informed about the state of our power system on a continuous basis.’
The president says our recent bout of rolling blackouts should not happen again.
The power utility has brushed off a planned class action for damages caused during load shedding – a legal case an expert says won’t succeed.
The Public Enterprises minister waves his magic wand, promising to keep the country warm this winter, but an expert says it’s too little, too late.
Gordhan says they have a winter plan to execute that will hold for the next nine months.
De Beer Attorneys plans to argue that the struggling utility’s recent bout of load shedding was the result of negligence.
The country is crying out for a solution, but the UK’s rail privatisation is a cautionary tale.
The party wrote to national assembly speaker Baleka Mbete last week to request the establishment of an ad hoc committee.