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Fix Eskom’s power stations to stop the energy crisis

Blackouts: West Pretoria power station. The country has experienced load-shedding for years, largely as a result of plants breaking down. Photo: Gustav Butlex

In 1998, the government published an energy white paper, which said: “Although growth in electricity demand is only projected to exceed generation capacity by 2007, long capacity expansion lead times require strategies to be in place in the mid-term, in order to meet the needs of the growing economy.” 

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Duma Gqubule

Duma Gqubule is a financial journalist, analyst, researcher and adviser on issues of economic development and transformation

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