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Eskom

Eskom

Eskom is a state-owned electricity utility with an installed capacity of 42 GW, generating approximately 95% of South Africa’s electricity, predominantly from coal with a smaller portion from nuclear, gas, hydro, solar and wind.  

This is the equivalent of approximately 40% of the total electricity consumed across Africa.
 
Eskom has 2,062 MW hydro generation capacity, and was one of the earliest recipients of the IHA Blue Planet Prize in 2003 for the Palmiet pumped-storage scheme, highlighting its commitment to sustainability