Eskom’s capacity drops to 33‚220MW

Business Report 17 September 2012.

The shutdown of Koeberg Unit 2 on September 7 reduced available generating capacity to only 33‚220 Megawatts (MW) on September 13 compared with peak demand of 32‚573MW resulting in a margin of only 647MW or 1.9%‚ which is less than one 800MW generating unit at a modern coal-fired power station‚ Eskom said in its 71st system status bulletin…

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