Power legacy crumbles

2015-01-20 00:00

WITH frequent load shedding forecast for the country this year, it is difficult to believe that there was a time when there was surplus energy on the national grid.

The dilapidated smoke stacks from the plant still dominate the skyline of the central KZN village, but the grounds of the once bustling electricity compound are now silent. Nature is inexorably reclaiming the site, with crows roosting in the upper reaches of the rotting concrete stacks, and vegetation taking over the ground and even some of the buildings.

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