Washington, DC — Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan instructed parliament’s public enterprises committee on Wednesday that he intends to carry accountable those that contributed to the design flaws of Eskom’s mega-power stations Medupi and Kusile. This comes because the nation has as soon as once more been plunged into darkness with scheduled energy cuts referred to as “loadshedding”.
Gordhan mentioned this in the course of the debate on the State of the Nation tackle, as Eskom carried out Stage three loadshedding because of the failure of a number of energy vegetation to satisfy demand – a growth that has infuriated many South Africans, together with President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Addressing MPs within the Nationwide Meeting on Tuesday, Gordhan mentioned “Eskom is at the moment confronted with large issues – structural, operational and monetary”.
Within the meantime, South Africans wait to listen to what the federal government’s plan is on Eskom and whether or not the facility outages will likely be a factor of the previous as they have been promised throughout former president Jacob Zuma’s tenure.