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Dark, Dumb and Dangerous: Inside South Africa’s perfect (electrical) storm

Emissions rise from a tower of the Eskom Kusile coal-fired power station in Mpumalanga. (Photo: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg via Getty Images)

The only thing that is certain about South Africa’s current situation is that we will have rolling blackouts for the next two years — at least. A top energy expert helps us understand the roots of the deepening crisis at a time when politicians are focused on political survival and not the big, bold courageous decisions that are needed to get us out of the hole we’re in.


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