Eskom Hex battery energy storage

South Africa: Eskom inaugurates first battery storage project

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Issue 495 - 16 Nov 2023 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 1 minute read

South Africa’s state power utility Eskom has launched the Hex battery energy storage system (Bess) at Worcester in the Western Cape’s Breede Valley, after more than a year of construction work. The facility is the first to be finished under phase one of Eskom’s Bess scheme announced in July 2022.

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