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ZIMBABWE

Musina

Base load stations

Eskom power stations
1 2 3 4 6 Coal 7 8 9 10 11 Lethabo Majuba Matimba Matla Tutuka 3 4 3 3 3 Arnot 2 Duvha 3 Hendrina 2 Kendal 4 Kriel 3 352 600 000 116 000 MW MW MW MW MW 708 110 990 600 654 MW MW MW MW MW

LIMPOPO
MOZAMBIQUE
Nuclear 5 Koeberg 1 940 MW
9 24

Legend
Lephalale Polokwane Phalaborwa Tzaneen

Return-to-service stations
Coal 12 Camden 1 510 MW 13 Grootvlei 1 200 MW 14 Komati 940 MW

Coal-fired (Operating)
Thabazimbi

Coal-fired ( RTS )

Coal-fired (New build)

Nuclear

BOTSWANA
Bela Bela

Hydro-electric
Pretoria Johannesburg Witbank
26 14 10 13 12 6 4 2 3 1

MPUMALANGA Nelspruit
GAUTENG
Vereeniging
7 11 8

The return-to-service ( RTS ) stations were mothballed in 1990 and are in the process of being recommisioned due to the growing demand for electricity. The return-to-service project for Camden power station ended on 31 March 2010 with the entire station fully commercial.

Peak demand stations
Hydro-electric 15 Gariep 16 Vanderkloof 360 MW 240 MW

Pumped storage scheme

Gas turbine

National grid
Standerton Volksrust Newcastle Welkom
25 17

NORTH WEST
Ermelo

Wind Facility

SWAZI LAND

Pumped storage scheme 17 Drakensberg 1 000 MW 18 Palmiet 400 MW

Concentrating Solar Power ( CSP )

Hydro-electric (Distribution)

Gas turbine

NAMIBIA

19 Acacia 20 Port Rex 21 Ankerlig 22 Gourikwa

171 MW 171 MW 1 338 MW 746 MW
The peaking stations can generate electricity within a few minutes of start-up, making them ideally suited to supply power during peak periods. They also assist in regulating the system voltage and frequency to ensure stability of the national transmission network.

Oranjemund

Upington Bloemfontein

FREE STATE
LESOTHO
16 15

Ladysmith Bergville

Richards Bay

28

Renewable energy
Wind Facility 23 Klipheuwel Wind Facility 3 MW

Kenhardt

NORTHERN CAPE

Pietermaritzburg Durban

Kleinsee

Springbok

New build

KWAZULUNATAL

Coal
Port Shepstone

24 Medupi 26 Kusile Pumped storage scheme 25 Ingula
Mthatha

4 788 MW 4 800 MW

De Aar

1 332 MW Wind Facility
29

27

27 Sere Wind Facility

100 MW

Vredendal

EASTERN CAPE
Beaufort West
32 30 31

Solar

28 Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) 100 MW

Distribution
20

Saldanha

21

23

Hydro-electric
East London

5

WESTERN CAPE
George
22

19

29 First Falls 30 Second Falls 31 Colley Wobbles 32 Ncora
Port Elizabeth

6 MW 11 MW 42 MW 2 MW
These hydro-electric power stations fall within the Distribution Division in the Eastern Cape operating unit and are used to stabilise the distribution network in that area.

Cape Town Mossel Bay

18

Grabouw

Cape Agulhas

Issued by: Generation Communication Department February 2013

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