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We are only halfway through March — not even a full quarter into 2022 — and already SA has found itself, twice, at the precipice of a major blackout that was only avoided by subjecting the country to load-shedding at short notice.

Last week, during the second round of load-shedding for the year, we were told about a doomsday-like scenario of stage 8 and stage 10 load-shedding, which Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer warned would have had to come to pass if the utility lost its emergency generation capacity on top of unplanned outages of about 15,000MW...

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