South Africa’s economy was roaring along in 2007 on the back of the global commodities boom when power shortages struck, bringing mines and smelters to a halt.
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The resignations of Steve Lennon and Erica Johnson from Eskom have dealt a blow to the troubled state utility’s already overburdened executive committee. The announcement that they’re leaving comes just before the new CEO takes his place. In a notice circulated to staff on Tuesday, Eskom acting CEO
It would take two weeks for the South African power system to recover if there was a total nationwide blackout, Eskom said on Tuesday. “The entire country’s blackout recovery time is two weeks, assuming that everything goes smoothly,” Eskom group executive for sustainability Steve Lennon told reporters in Johannesburg. He said if the country had to experience
The Democratic Alliance is demanding that R31m in bonuses paid to Eskom “directors” be “returned” to national treasury following Thursday’s rolling blackouts, the first since 2008’s power crisis. The DA says it wants the money paid back so that it can be used to buy generators for hospitals and emergency