Eskom faces cash crunch after Medupi power blast

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Eskom's Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo. Photo: Gallo Images
Eskom's Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo. Photo: Gallo Images

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Eskom’s own figures show that its use of expensive diesel-powered gas turbines and restrictions on the power use of industries, which the utility has to compensate them for, have increased drastically since the explosion. This could eventually lead to higher electricity tariffs.

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