Poor decisions of the past now ‘haunt’ SA in form of load shedding – De Ruyter

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Article highlights:

  • Governments delayed decisions to get new generation capacity have contributed to South Africa’s load shedding problem, says Eskom CEO Andr√© de Ruyter.
  • Eskom’s previous management added to the problem by refusing to sign power-purchase agreements with independent producers.
  • Eskom has had to catch up its maintenance programme, which was neglected in prior years.