Leading appliance manufacturer Defy has launched a fridge and freezer that are designed to function completely off-grid, aiding consumers to mitigate the effects of load-shedding.

A study by Debt Rescue in 2022 showed that 93% of South Africans have had to throw away refrigerated food which was spoilt during load-shedding and 38% had go replace their refrigerators due to damage caused by daily power outages...

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