'Heaps of ash, years of neglect': Eskom reveals 'shocking state' of some of its worst plants

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A fire broke out at Kendal power station on 11 September.
A fire broke out at Kendal power station on 11 September.
Eskom

Eskom is playing catch-up to turn around the "shocking state" of the Tutuka coal-fired power station, which tells a story of neglected maintenance.

The power utility's executives on Monday briefed a media on the state of the system, which was trying to balance planned outages for its reliability maintenance programme along with unplanned breakdowns.

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