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Eskom cuts diesel bill by R760m in five months

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Cape Town - Eskom has reported a significant decline in diesel usage from R800m to R40m in five months as the power utility makes steady progress in its turnaround strategy.

Following a two-day board breakaway session in which Eskom’s key performance targets were assessed, Eskom’s board of directors led by chairperson Dr Baldwin Ngubane expressed satisfaction on the progress made so far in turning around the company’s operational and financial performance.

"Eskom has decreased the usage of diesel from R800m to R40m in five months due to improved performance of our base-load fleet," said Ngubane.

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