/ 10 May 2024

Eskom spends more than half of its quarterly budget on diesel

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Workers near generators in the turbine hall at the Kusile coal-fired power station in Delmas, Mpumalanga province. Photo: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Critics suggest the utility has caved in to political pressure to keep the lights on at all costs ahead of the 29  May elections

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