Expert says prepare for blackouts, Eskom coal stations have just 20 days supply

Eksom only has itself to blame for a decline in coal stockpiles at its power stations, according to energy expert Ted Blom as it's revealed the stations have less than 20 days of coal supply remaining.

Eskom's coal crisis is self-inflicted. 2013 and 2014 was self-inflicted to benefit the Guptas, and this crisis is to benefit other third parties. There are people at Eskom who make money when there is a crisis.

Ted Blom - Energy Expert

The power utility’s coal stockpiles are declining, threatening a national blackout.

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