'It keeps tripping': Kusile may have been handed over prematurely, says energy expert

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Kusile power plant.
Kusile power plant.
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Kusile, one of the country's newest power plants, is only producing a quarter of the electricity its three operational units are supposed to be, due to a series of breakdowns and faults, Eskom says.

The Mpumalanga power station's energy availability factor (EAF) has fallen to just 24.5%, Eskom states in a recent presentation. 

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