Anatomy of a crisis: why SA is on the brink of rolling blackouts
Eskom has shut down 11 power station units due for major maintenance because it lacks the funds to fix them.
This comes as the embattled power utility struggles to find coal to feed its coal-fired power stations — the bulk of its fleet.
Moneyweb earlier reported that 11 of Eskom’s 15 coal-fired power stations have less than the required 20 days’ coal stock — and of those, five have less than 10 days’ stock.
Read the article over at TechCentral here.