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Eskom Ramps Up Power Cuts After Fault at Nuclear Plant

  • Eskom cuts 4,000 megawatts of capacity from South African grid
  • Koeberg power station is usually utility’s most reliable plant
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South Africa’s struggling state power utility doubled the severity of nationwide power cuts on Tuesday after its sole nuclear plant, which it considers its most reliable generation facility, experienced problems with one of its turbines.