Loadshedding: the social impact
Abdul Majeed Abid
Saturday, June 01, 2013
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The election fever that had gripped the country seems to be over. It has been replaced, sadly, by an unprecedented wave of loadshedding across the country. Major urban centres are...
power that can be generated, parts of the distribution network have to be disconnected. Such disconnections are known as "load shedding".
If loadshedding was not done the generating equipment's overload breakers would automatically shut down the whole power station to protect its alternators (electrical...
Table 3.1 Incidence of Loadshedding, 2008
Table 5.1 Types of Adjustments To Loadshedding
Box 1 Sample Distribution by Industry Group, Process and Location
Box 2 Total Costs of Loadshedding to the Industrial Sector
Box 3 National Costs of Loadshedding
Box 4 Comparison...