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Emerging from the darkness: One year of no load shedding

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There will be no load shedding in SA this winter.
There will be no load shedding in SA this winter.

Cape Town - Remember those dark days when load shedding wreaked havoc on households and businesses? Well, it was a year on Tuesday since large parts of South Africa was plunged into darkness.

And Eskom is patting itself on the back for doing its job of keeping the country's lights on, thanks to the power utility's rigorous plant maintenance programme.

According to Eskom, the adherence to regular scheduled maintenance is managed through the Tetris planning tool, which schedules outages based on forecasted demand and maintenance requirements.

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