Eskom on 'Code Red' for next six weeks, says energy expert

Energy expert Chris Yelland spoke with eNCA's Tumelo Mothotoane. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Energy expert Chris Yelland says Eskom is on "Code Red" for the next six weeks.

Eskom announced Stage 2 load-shedding will continue until Wednesday.

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"It really is expected, Eskom has been giving the message, loud and clear, they'll be load-shedding for at least next two years.

"Last year we were saved by COVID-19 as the demand for electricity reduced quite considerably at first and then overall through the year by about 5 percent," he said.

"This year, as the economy picks up, we don't have that saving grace. If you look at Eskom's website with predictions, it is Code Red for the next six weeks."


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