Eskom’s board chair and CEO gave contrasting statements about the outlook for rolling electricity outages that have blighted society, knocked business confidence and threatened political careers.

Chair Mpho Makwana said that to implement Eskom’s generation recovery plan requires that “power stations are given space to execute [the plan] either by adding additional capacity ... or by creating some predictability by implementing a permanent stage 2 or 3 for the next two years”...

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