Near-record days without load-shedding

Solar energy the hero in fight against blackouts

21 April 2024 - 00:00

The sun has played a critical role in keeping the lights on for a near-record three weeks as homeowners and businesses snub embattled Eskom in favour of solar power and battery storage to escape load-shedding...

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