22 October 2010 – President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 23 October, officially reopen the Camden Power Station in Ermelo, Mpumalanga.
The 43 year old power station was first officially opened on 12 October 1967, and half the station was mothballed in 1988.
The last unit was returned to service on 31 July 2008. On Saturday the facility will be showcased and officially re-opened by the President.
Camden is one of three power stations that Eskom is returning to service as part of its capacity expansion programme to address energy challenges in the country.
The President will be accompanied by Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters.
The media is invited to cover the event as follows:
Venue: Camden Power Station, Ermelo, Mpumalanga province.
Enquiries: Zanele Mngadi on 082 330 1148
RSVP: Jonas Mashigo on 082 679 9464.
Issued by The Presidency