Eskom confirms 'explosion' at Medupi Power Station

Eskom has confirmed that a generator of Unit 4 of the Medupi power plant exploded last night. This caused Unit 5 to trip. Seven staff members were treated for shock. Energy expert Chris Yelland speaks to #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has confirmed that a generator of Unit 4 of the Medupi power plant exploded on Sunday night, which caused Unit 5 to trip.

Seven staff members were treated for shock.

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All work at the plant has been suspended.

Energy expert Chris Yelland says one of the units was down for maintenance.

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Source
eNCA

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