SA electricity demand still below pre-pandemic levels
Drop in demand is not only an indication of Eskom’s poor performance but also of the lethargic post-pandemic economic recovery
In its annual publication of power generation statistics for SA that was published this week, the Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) said that load-shedding in 2021 overtook 2020 as the most intensive year of load-shedding to date.
SA had load-shedding for 13% of the year during 2021, with a total of 1,169 hours of load-shedding, a 40% increase from 2020...
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