South Africa: Former Eskom Employees, Industry Experts to Start Work At Power Stations to Ease Load Shedding

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Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, announced on Friday that technical experts supported by the Resource Mobilisation Fund (RMF) will be stationed at various power stations across the country from Monday, 5 June 2023.

He said the team will go around the four power stations where the Energy Availability Factor (EAF) is low.

These, according to the Minister, include Matla, Kriel, Majuba, and Kendal power stations.

In addition, support will be given to open-cycle gas turbines, which poses a challenge when it comes to logistics and storage and is confident that the experts will provide solutions.

The RMF, which was launched in March this year, already raised R100 million from businesses and philanthropies.

The funds will be used to provide technical support and capacity to the National Energy Crisis Committee (NECOM) and employ the best minds in the game to end load shedding.

These experts, according to the Minister, include former Eskom employees, while…

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