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South African power cuts grow, total blackout not imminent, utility chief says

South African power cuts grow, total blackout not imminent, utility chief says

SOUTH African power utility Eskom implemented Stage 6 power cuts early on Sunday morning, its worst level touched for the second time this year although a "total blackout" was not imminent, its chief executive officer said. The last time Eskom resorted to Stage 6, which means at least six hours without power a day for most South Africans, was in June. It had previously done so during a power crisis in December 2019. The cash-strapped utility has been struggling to keep the lights on in Africa's most industrialised economy as regular power cuts curb economic growth and fuels public frustration…
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