According to a report on the South African Independent Media website on September 18, the Minister of Power in the South African Presidential Office, Lamohaupa, promised that the construction and grid connection of the other two generating units of the Kusile Power Station in Mpumalanga Province will be completed when the South African State Electricity Company (Eskom) Finally, South Africa's power supply will return to normal before the end of 2024.
Kusile Power Station consists of six 800 MW coal-fired generating units, but three of the operating units have failed and the other two generating units have not yet been connected to the grid. Ramohupa said the Kusile power station was critical to significantly reducing power load shedding, which has had a severe impact on South Africa's economic activity over the years. Unit 4 of the Kusile nuclear power plant has now resumed power generation, reducing power generation capacity that was unavailable due to planned maintenance by 800 MW.