Eskom’s wind farm force majeure has severe ramifications for IPPs
Independent power producers are challenging the power utility as it fails contractual provisions
Just a few months ago SA was grappling with stage six load-shedding as Eskom struggled to meet the country’s electricity demand due to breakdowns in their fleet of power stations and as others were taken offline for emergency maintenance.
In an incredible turn of events, this situation has been completely reversed following the devastating effect on economic activity by the forced lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the first time in years Eskom has a different challenge on its hands...