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​COAL - CO TITLE​ LAST REVIEWED​
CO 0001 Desalination at Lethabo Power Station - Revision 8 ​February 2016
CO 0002 ​How electricity is produced at a coal fired power station - Revision 10 ​February 2016
CO 0003 ​Building a coal fired power station - Revision 9 ​February 2016
CO 0004 ​Ash management in Eskom - Revision 12 ​February 2016
CO 0005 ​Cooling techniques at Eskom power stations - Revision 12 ​February 2016
CO 0006 ​Lethabo Power Station water purification and treatment - Revision 9 ​February 2016
CO 0007 ​Coal in South Africa - Revision 14 ​February 2016
CO 0008 ​​Particulate emission control at a coal fired power station - Revision 12 ​February 2016
CO 0009 ​The formation of coal - Revision 9 ​February 2016
CO 0011 ​Clean coal technologies - Revision 7 ​February 2016
CO 0012 ​The effect of excessively wet coal on production of electricity - Revision 6 ​February 2016
 

 

​INTEGRATED DEMAND
MANAGEMENT (IDM)
​TITLE LAST REVIEWED​​
DSM 0001​ ​Practical Hints on Saving Electricity - Revision 12 ​November 2014
DSM 0002 ​DSM – Air-conditioning facts - Revision 7 ​November 2014
DSM 0003 ​DSM – Facts and Fiction about your geyser - Revision 7 ​November 2014

  

​GENERAL INTEREST - GI ​TITLE LAST REVIEWED​
GI 0001 ​Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve - Revision 11 ​May 2016
​GI 0002 ​What are wetlands - Revision 0 ​February 2016
GI 0003 ​Blue Planet Prize awarded to Palmiet Pumped Storage Scheme - Revision 10 ​March 2016
GI 0004 Ingula’s fossil finds: Painting a picture of past - Revision 2 ​November 2014
GI 0006 ​Partnering for Conservation - Revision 6 ​February 2016
GI 0097 ​What is a megawatt? ​April 2015
GI 0098 ​Load shedding Checklist - Revision 0 ​March 2015
​GI 0099 ​Selecting the right type of generator - Revision 0 ​March 2015

 

GAS - GS​ ​TITLE LAST REVIEWED​
GS 0001 ​Acacia & Port Rex Gas Turbine Stations - Revision 10 ​November 2014
GS 0002 ​Ankerlig & Gourikwa Open Cycle Gas Turbines - Revision 10 ​November 2014
GS 0003 ​Ankerlig & Gourikwa Gas Turbine Power Stations - Technical Brochure - Revision 6 ​November 2014

 

​GENERATION - GX ​TITLE LAST REVIEWED​
GX 0001 ​Generation Plant Mix - Revision 19 ​May 2017
GX 0003 ​Base and peak load electricity - Revision 10 ​November 2014
GX 0004 ​Basic principles of electricity - Revision 10 ​January 2015

 

​HYDRO - HY TITLE​ ​LAST REVIEWED
HY 0001 ​Pumped Storage Scheme and Water Transfer - Revision 8 ​March 2016
​HY 0001 B ​Dam levels of pumped storage power stations - Revision 0 ​March 2015
HY 0002 ​Palmiet Technical Brochure - Revision 7 ​January 2014
HY 0003 ​Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme - Revision 10 February 2016
HY 0004 ​Palmiet Pumped Storage Scheme - Civil Works - Revision 4 ​January 2015
HY 0005 ​Orange River Hydros - Revision 7 ​March 2016
HY 0006 ​Hydro electricity in South Africa - Revision 4 ​January 2015
HY 0007 ​Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme - Revision 4 ​March 2017

 

NUCLEAR - NU​ TITLE​ LAST UPDATED​
NU 0001​ ​Generating electricity at a nuclear power station - Revision 9 ​April 2017
NU 0002 ​Nuclear waste - Revison 6 ​April 2017
NU 0003 ​What is Radiation? - Revision 2 ​April 2017

 

​RENEWABLES - RW ​TITLE ​LAST UPDATED
RW 0002 A ​Klipheuwel Windfarm - Revision 9 ​January 2015
RW 0002 B ​Klipheuwel Windfarm Data Sheet (Excel)
RW 0003 ​Consentrating Solar Power (CSP) - Revision 5 ​January 2015
RW 0004 Solar Energy – Photovoltaic Solar power generation - Revision 5 ​January 2015
 
 
TRANSMISSION &
DISTRIBUTION - TD​
​TITLE ​LAST UPDATED
TD 0002​ ​Power Failures - Revision 9 ​January 2015
TD 0003 ​Transmission and Distribution of Electricity - Revision 8 ​January 2015
TD 0004 The roles of voltage and frequency in the transmission of electricity - Revision​ 5 ​January 2015
TD 0005 ​Power Outage Checklist ​March 2016
 
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Building of new
Power Stations - NB
​​​​​​​TITLE ​​LAST REVIEWED IN​
NB 0002 ​Medupi Power Station ​February 2014
NB 0006​ ​Sere Wind Farm Project​ ​February 2014