South Africa coal power map

Eskom lines up leases for 1.8GW of renewable energy projects

Issue 464 - 04 Jul 2022 - By Dan Marks | 2 minute read

South Africa’s national utility Eskom has selected 18 companies with renewable energy projects with a combined 1.8GW capacity for land leases at the utility’s power stations in Mpumalanga. The project is part of efforts by its Just Energy Transition Office to mitigate the impact of closing coal power plants, with knock-on impacts on coal transport and mining.

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