#PODCAST: Eskom figures show that South Africans are using lower-than-projected electricity this winter #Loadshedding

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - Loadshedding in the middle of a global pandemic has left many South Africans irate, as power utility Eskom implemented intermittent power cuts for the past six days around the country. Energy analyst - Chris Yelland says Eskom figures showed that South Africa was using lower than projected electricity this winter because of the lockdown. Despite this, however, they were not able to conduct the necessary deep maintenance at some of their plants - reducing the energy availability, which then resulted in load-shedding...