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Earlier in the month, Ms Sonjica said the Department of Public Enterprises requested Eskom to conduct a study into daylight saving time. If Eskom recommended daylight saving time, the idea would have been considered.
However, recent studies by Eskom have concluded that daylight saving time would not have a significant impact on energy consumption. The issue of introducing daylight saving and the idea of splitting the country into two time zones have both been brought up in recent times to address the nation’s energy crisis. Click here for more information.