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Eskom says system still constrained but load shedding unlikely for the week

6 January 2020 1:03 PM
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Andre de Ruyter
Spokesperson Dikatso Mothae confirms that CEO André de Ruyter has officially started work at the power utility.

Eskom says its systems are still constrained but the power utility does not expect to load shed for the rest of the week.

Over the weekend, Eskom implemented stage two load shedding due to a conveyor belt failure at Medupi power station.

Meanwhile, newly appointed CEO André de Ruyter has officially started work.

Clement Manyathela speaks to Eskom spokesperson Dikatso Mothae.

We can confirm that Andre started work today officially but he had been around during the festive season meeting some of the employees and getting to know the business.

Dikatso Mothae, Spokesperson - Eskom

RELATED: It does not make sense for Eskom to seek bonus payment - energy expert

We implemented stage two so we could replenish some of our emergency reserves.

Dikatso Mothae, Spokesperson - Eskom

We don't expect that we will need to load shed over the week but should anything unexpected happen on the system we might have to load shed.

Dikatso Mothae, Spokesperson - Eskom

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6 January 2020 1:03 PM
Tags:
eskom renewable energy plans
Eskom new board
#Eskom
#EskomLoadShedding
Andre de Ruyter

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