Ahead of the curve
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟯𝟭 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
For weeks, South Africa suffered crippling levels of power cuts throughout the country. In some areas, there would be no electricity for up to ten hours in a single day. But as Eskom ramped up the dreaded load shedding schedules, Cape Town kept its lights for longer. The secret, is the Steenbras Dam power plant . It acts like a massive battery that is charged up to be used when the power at peak periods , providing 180MW more power into the city’s grid. A lifeline, for the Mother City. Now as President Ramaphosa makes bold promises to resolve the country’s power crisis, the City is rapidly moving forward to add even more capacity to the grid.
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