No loadshedding for the last 24 days

and if it doesn't happen next month but the month after?

How long does the gap need to be before there's no more causation in your mind?
I'll decide when it happens.

At this point, I don't think loadshedding is resolved. Some might claim it is, and if it happens in 2 years, why did it happen again? Of its fixed now, why would it happen in 20 years again?
 
and if it doesn't happen next month but the month after?

How long does the gap need to be before there's no more causation in your mind?
I mean it was 2 months before the elections? So 4 months to a year after they just waiting for the diesel to run out
 
I'll decide when it happens.

At this point, I don't think loadshedding is resolved. Some might claim it is, and if it happens in 2 years, why did it happen again? Of its fixed now, why would it happen in 20 years again?
I've not met anyone yet that thinks it's solved. That's a strawman.

Instead people are saying that improvements have clearly been made. There is still plenty of distance to cover before anyone can confidently say that loadshedding is resolved. The conspiracy theorists are irrationally refusing to even acknowledge that improvements have been made. All while the lights stay on for months on end in obvious contradiction of that stance. Instead it's all down to diesel burning like mad and Ramaphosa's magic sangoma powers to pull diesel, and OCGTs, from thin air to meet the demand.
 
I've not met anyone yet that thinks it's solved. That's a strawman.

Instead people are saying that improvements have clearly been made. There is still plenty of distance to cover before anyone can confidently say that loadshedding is resolved. The conspiracy theorists are irrationally refusing to even acknowledge that improvements have been made. All while the lights stay on for months on end in obvious contradiction of that stance. Instead it's all down to diesel burning like mad.
I can see improvement by the lack of loadshedding. I am not sure if that is improvement by Eskom, or simply lower demand due to people going solar (damn I hate that term).

It depends on what the Eskom article of the day says.
 
I can see improvement by the lack of loadshedding. I am not sure if that is improvement by Eskom, or simply lower demand due to people going solar (damn I hate that term).

It depends on what the Eskom article of the day says.
Eskom's EAF is improving. People going solar doesn't impact that.

The peak evening period is during a time where there's little to no sunlight. Solar isn't helping nearly as much at that point.

It's just so irrational to claim it's all diesel being burnt.
 
That it won't start soon again.
But Eskom does anticipate loadshedding in winter and have said we should expect at least stage 2, so hopefully it doesn't become another I told you so moment when Eskom has already told us so.
 
But Eskom does anticipate loadshedding in winter and have said we should expect at least stage 2, so hopefully it doesn't become another I told you so moment when Eskom has already told us so.
It will be.

Anticipating something like this doesn't mean you're off the hook.
 
It will be.

Anticipating something like this doesn't mean you're off the hook.
Who here is saying they're off the hook?

That's entirely different to the conspiracies being touted about Eskom burning insane amounts of diesel to stave off loadshedding just for the election period.

The goalposts... they're shifting already.
 
Who here is saying they're off the hook?

That's entirely different to the conspiracies being touted about Eskom burning insane amounts of diesel to stave off loadshedding just for the election period.

The goalposts... they're shifting already.
Nope, I'm not shifting anything. I'm not part of this argument. I want loadshedding to be a thing of the past as much as the next guy, but I'm 100% sure we won't, and within the next 2 months, we'll be back at it again.

I do think they have been burning diesel to keep the lights on, but it's my opinion, and don't have enough info to confirm this. That's why I'm not arguing that point.

This is a prediction, not a conspiracy. I hope I am wrong.
 
Nope, I'm not shifting anything. I'm not part of this argument. I want loadshedding to be a thing of the past as much as the next guy, but I'm 100% sure we won't, and within the next 2 months, we'll be back at it again.

I do think they have been burning diesel to keep the lights on, but it's my opinion, and don't have enough info to confirm this. That's why I'm not arguing that point.

This is a prediction, not a conspiracy. I hope I am wrong.
They have been burning diesel during peak periods when needed yes. But that is the point of the OCGTs. They've been used that way since 2007 when they were installed.
 
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