SA's electricity crisis | Joburg to beef up private production

Despite its hopes to avoid Stages 1 and 2 of load-shedding after securing an additional 200 MegaWatts of electricity from privately-owned Kelvin Power station, City of Johannesburg authorities say their hands are tied. They say the new energy mix will help end load-shedding in Johannesburg. eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu reports. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The City of Johannesburg could see an end to load-shedding for good.

That's if Mayor Mpho Moerane has his way.

WATCH: Discussion | Can Joburg 'reject' load-shedding?

The city has unveiled its new energy mix plan.

It’s expected to result in less reliance on Eskom, which has announced extended Stage 2 load-shedding.

READ: Joburg threatens Eskom with legal action

But is this feasible or could it just be just another empty election promise?

* eNCA's Manqoba Mchunu reports.


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