South Africa's vastly improved energy supply is proving a major boost for business confidence — but an energy expert believes now is the ideal time to bring additional generation and assist millions of households that can't afford electricity.

As Eskom celebrates 100 days without plunging the country into darkness through load-shedding, the power utility also announced that 800MW of energy was added to the grid when Kusile’s new power generating plant, unit 5, was synchronised this week...

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