South Africa: Construction starts on Eskom battery energy storage project

Issue 475 - 21 Dec 2022 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 1 minute read

South Korea’s Hyosung Heavy Industries has started construction of a battery energy storage facility at Elandskop in South Africa's Kwazulu Natal region. Elandskop is the first phase of Eskom’s wider battery energy storage system (BESS) project, which includes the installation of about 199MW of capacity, with 833MWh of distributed battery storage at eight sites countrywide. 

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