Transmission and Distribution

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Eskom shares its current strategy and future plans

Eskom gives status update of the power system

Eskom has committed to recovering its operational performance and restoring the stability of the power system.
electricity market

Open the electricity market for faster economic recovery

Wheeling in the electricity market allows buyers and sellers to enter into bilateral PPAs, using the utlity networks to deliver the power.
transmission lines power

Eskom shares transmission development plan

South African national electricity utility Eskom shared its Transmission Development Plan (TDP) for the period 2021 to 2030 with various stakeholders during an online public forum.
Distribution network

Lucy Electric launches expansion module for its Gemini 3 mini RTU

Lucy Electric's new unit comprises an expansion processor accommodating up to three more sub-assemblies allowing the remote terminal unit to control up to six switches.
Africa Energy Forum

Exclusive: World’s first long-range wireless transmission project showcased at AEF

EMROD has developed the world’s first commercially viable long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
Eskom to resume construction of Ariadne-Venus 400kV line

Eskom to resume construction of Ariadne-Venus 400kV line

Eskom will resume work to complete construction of approximately 123 km of transmission power line, in KwaZulu-Natal province.

Digital Energy Festival update – Week 2 kicks off

The Digital Energy Festival takes you on a six-week journey into the African energy community with interactive sessions and unlimited networking.
Digital Energy for Africa - women, gender equality

Gender equality at centre of Digital Energy Festival for Africa

“Young women must be deliberate with the choices they make when they enter the sector.”
South African economy recovery plans prioritise energy security

South African economy recovery plans prioritise energy security

Government's newly unveiled Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan puts energy security at the forefront to rebuild the economy.
Eskom wins case to cut electricity supply to non-paying customers

Eskom wins a case to cut electricity supply to non-paying customers

A judgement delivered by the South Gauteng high court affirmed Eskom’s right to cut electricity supply to non-paying customers.

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