Why daring plans to stabilise Eskom may be too late

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The latest barrage of load shedding, which reached stage 2 by Thursday night, coincided with the reopening of the majority of the economy under level 2 of lockdown, further suffocating the ability of struggling industries to get up and running. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images
The latest barrage of load shedding, which reached stage 2 by Thursday night, coincided with the reopening of the majority of the economy under level 2 of lockdown, further suffocating the ability of struggling industries to get up and running. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images

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Daring plans to stabilise the utility may be too late, as years of mishandling may have crippled chances of equitable recourse, bar independent power supply

South Africa has already had more power cuts this year than in the whole of last year, data from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) show.

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