Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has issued a statement on the appointment of Jabu Mabuza as the Interim Executive Chairman for Eskom and Acting CEO of Eskom Holdings.
Eskom Board Chairperson Jabu Mabuza says following a cost benefit analysis review, Eskom has decided that it will be more beneficial to the country to continue with the new build program.
Eskom Board Chairperson Jabu Mabuza has reassured South Africans that the power utility will ensure effective communication in order to keep the country abreast regarding future loadshedding plans.
Eskom Board Chairperson, Jabu Mabuza, says Eskom exceeded the permitted amount of diesel usage in open cycle turbines. Mabuza says due to breakdown at power station plants, Eskom has had to use open cycle turbines to supplement power supply.
The Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Pravin Gordhan, and the Chairman of the Eskom Board, Mr Jabu Mabuza, are addressing the media on Eskom.