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Eskom reactor “Trips” and issues national power alert.

We were welcomed to the day this morning with no electricity, thanks to the genius’s at Eskom, having not planned for the amount of usuage.
“This is 3 000MW higher than was anticipated for this period. The electricity demand is 1 000MW higher than planned.”

Not to be funny, but with all the nuclear scientists they have running around there, I am sure somebody could work out how much electricity is needed to supply Cape Town, and then perhaps tack on a little extra for good measure.

So this week may well be plagued by sweeping outages as Eskom pulls spanners out of gears etc. I am sure you remember how much fun that was last year. Perhaps we will all get a chance to use those generators we bought.