Does South Africa face an electricity grid collapse?
What causes a grid collapse?
Can’t SA just turn the power back on?
How long would the country be in darkness?
Avoiding a grid collapse
“For South Africans currently dealing with load shedding, the prospect of a blackout lasting weeks is frightening. But it seems that a total grid collapse is unlikely at this stage.
“A grid collapse in South Africa now is very unlikely,” said Kenny. “Load shedding prevents it…[U]nfortunately we are going to have load shedding for three years at least.””