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No loadshedding until April 2016 - Eskom

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe mentioned in a parliamentary briefing that he does not expect to have to implement load shedding before April next year (when winter starts).

Molefe added that in the past three months, there has been only 2 hours and 20 minutes of load shedding.

EWN's parliamentary correspondent Gaye Davis spoke to Stephen Grootes about the power supply plan as tabled in Parliament.

Listen to the conversation below:


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