Majuba coal silo collapses and pushes grid to the edge

1-2 Nov 2014 A coal silo at Majuba power station collapsed, which seems to lead to disruption with 1800 of its 3842 MW. Majuba had problems with coal seams earlier, but its 3843 MW capacity had been running at 97% average availability over the last three years; according to Eskom. Eskom announced 8752MW “unplanned outages” last week. With another 1800 MW at Majuba out, about 25% of its power stations are broken Anton Eberhard has suggested commission on inquiry as… Read moreMajuba coal silo collapses and pushes grid to the edge