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Eskom highlights power stations key to sustaining load-shedding-free period [SOUND]

# Electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa lauds several power stations including Matimba, Maatla, and Kusile for upholding South Africa during 40 days without load-shedding. The minister noted Eskom plants’ energy availability factor at an improved 58.99-percent. Ramogkopa noted that since the beginning of this month, no diesel or open cycle gas turbines have been used to reduce load-shedding. He also dispelled rumours of Eskom buying its way out of load-shedding:

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