/ 23 June 2024

Behind Johannesburg’s load reduction

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Outages: Excessive demand created by illegal connections and a population increase in unplanned areas cause transformers to fail and explosions at substations, which take time to repair. (Morapedi Mashashe/Gallo Images)

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