Eskom has no money, no diesel, which is why you have no lights


Just as the country was moved to level 1 lockdown for Covid by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Eskom moved SA to level 2 load shedding until Thursday. Breakdowns of three generators, a lack of diesel to run the rest, conveyer belt failures and boiler tube leaks all contributed to the rolling blackouts. And a fire at the Kendal power station took out three units, one of which will only be back next month. Also Read: ‘There will be light at the end of this brief tunnel’: Ramaphosa on the return of load shedding Since 2015, rumour has it each time the…

Source: citizen