Eskom battles to keep the lights on while unions want double-digit wage hikes
About 19,000MW of generation capacity unavailable as power utility struggles to bring units back online
Eskom has warned that there is a high risk of load-shedding continuing until Friday as the struggling state-owned power utility battles to bring generation units back online while suffering new outages.
Last week Eskom lost eight generation units with a combined capacity of 3,800MW due to boiler tube leaks. Some of these units have still not been brought back online. ..