South Africa’s Eskom plans to launch tender for 360 MW BESS

Eskom Holdings SOC Limited, the South African state-owned power utility, plans to launch a tender for a 360 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in the first or second quarter of 2020 after receiving government approval. The BESS will have a daily power generation capacity of 1.4 GWh (which is sufficient to power 1.4 million homes for an hour). The project is the first of its kind in the African continent.


Enter your email address

Share your work e-mail and access a free 3 month digital subscription to Power Line Magazine