No Koeberg shutdown envisaged, says Eskom, but expert is sceptical
Fears exist that maintenance calls would lead to prolonged and intense load-shedding
There will be no overlap between the outages of the two units of Koeberg implemented in order to have steam generators replaced — meaning that the grid will not be deprived of the entire 1,840MW produced by the nuclear facility.
This was the assurance given by Eskom chief nuclear officer Keith Featherstone in an interview after a media engagement involving Western Cape premier Alan Winde on Thursday...
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