BPC explains load management to SPTC

SELEBI-PHIKWE: A Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) official, Punkie Masake, has explained that the load management of electricity is meant to control power usage in the midst of serious shortage.

Addressing a full council meeting here, Masake said on Wednesday that the national demand of electricity has reached 610MW, but the country can only supply 510MW.

She explained that currently unit one of Morupule B that is operating at full capacity generates 130MW while unit four generates only 90MW.

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