Eskom welcomes Nersa's power agreement

File: Government says there are big plans to boost Eskom's national grid.

File: Government says there are big plans to boost Eskom's national grid.

 
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JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has welcomed the National Energy Regulator of SA's agreement to buy more power infrastructure.

Over the past few months, the troubled utility has been experiencing supply constraints.

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It said 12,000 megawatts of power will be added to the grid over the next 10 years.

CEO André de Ruyter says this will help to end load-shedding.

He also says the utility will get an additional 2,000 megawatts of emergency power by December next year.

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eNCA