Watt now? The experts weigh in on Eskom’s new boss

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Watt now? The experts weigh in on Eskom’s new boss

FREE TO READ | As André de Ruyter slips into the hot seat, they say he must deal with load-shedding first, then staff morale

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On Monday, André de Ruyter started what is probably the toughest job in SA: Eskom’ chief executive officer.

And as he took his first steps in his new office, energy experts and economists have called on him to ensure that load-shedding is brought to an end.

The extent of De Ruyter's task is massive. Apart from renewed load-shedding over the weekend and power stations that are falling apart, the new Eskom CEO heads an operation with earnings that are far exceeded by its debt repayments...

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