Total grid collapse highly unlikely, say experts

Independent energy specialists say load-shedding is an essential part of avoiding the ‘extraordinary’ convergence of events that could spark disaster

14 May 2023 - 00:00 By HENDRIK HANCKE and Penwell Dlamini

Despite rising fears that a total grid collapse could be imminent, a range of experts dismiss it as a remote possibility that would require highly improbable circumstances such as the simultaneous failure of all South Africa’s power sources. ..

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