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- dispatchlive.co.za | 3 days ago

Mantashe expects Eskom to keep the lights on for 21-day lockdownMineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe says Eskom is expected to keep the lights on during the nationwide lockdown even though some of its suppliers might scale down production.

Mantashe said the industry also stood ready to help the government with additional beds and quarantine sites should the need arise. Mantashe said Eskom would be under less strain during the lockdown due to lower demand for electricity.

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