Ending the worst load-shedding South Africa has ever seen

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How to stop the worst load shedding South Africa has ever seen

Empirical evidence demonstrates that an additional 5 GW of renewable energy would have essentially solved load shedding in 2021 whilst enabling better and more efficient operation of our power system, all at a cost-saving to Eskom.

Load shedding in 2021 was the worst on record, spanning 1165 hours with a total of 1.8 TWh of energy unserved – uncomfortably close to one percent of total electricity demand.
 
Was the study commissioned by Eskom or is Eskom going to make use of it?

Otherwise it's just another place pointing out what we all already know - Eskom is incompetent and corrupt.
 
Nothing is ending until 2026. This comes straight from De Ruyter.

Why is there so much fake hope manufacturing that anything will improve before 2026?
 
There is no point to using logic or common sense with these people....
 
Nothing has improved the last 28 years. Why would something suddenly improve. Not while the ANC is running the show.
 
Solution is simple. Ramp up LS in 2022/3, bankrupt multiple more small businesses thus reducing the over all power consumption rate. Profit.
 
Empirical evidence demonstrates that an additional 5 GW of renewable energy would have essentially solved load-shedding in 2021 whilst enabling better and more efficient operation of our power system, all at a cost-saving to Eskom.

What a coincidence...

The Johannesburg-based company [African Rainbow Energy and Power (AREP)] ultimately has a target of adding as much as 5,000 megawatts of assets [...]
5,000 megawatts (MW) = 5 gigawatts (GW)

Patrice is our saviour! I wonder if AREP was the source of this 'empirical evidence'...
 
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