Eskom's Camden coal-fired power plant in South Africa

South Africa considers delay to decommissioning of coal power plants

Issue 484 - 11 May 2023 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 4 minute read

With winter on the horizon and no sign of an end to the energy crisis, the South African government is considering slowing down its decommissioning plans for the country’s fleet of ageing coal-fired power stations, but international partners have called on it to stick to its Just Energy Transition Partnership commitments, writes Tonderayi Mukeredzi.

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