Eskom says decisions on new generation capacity urgent

Engineering News 17 August 2012.

Government would have to start implementing the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity soon, to avoid another power supply crisis, Eskom CEO Brian Dames said on Friday.

He expressed concern as plans of further generation capacity build programmes, beyond the completion of the coal-fired Kusile power station being built in Mpumalanga, were yet to be announced.

“As Eskom, we are waiting for guidance as to what is expected from us…

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-says-decisions-on-new-generation-capacity-urgent-2012-08-17

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