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The commercial sector comprises a vast range of business customers - harbours, airports, business parks, commercial buildings, shopping centres, entertainment complexes, distribution centres, cold storage facilities, hotels and lodges, hospitals, educational institutions and many more.

The sector consumes approximately 14% of South Africa’s electricity – the four biggest end uses are:

  • Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems - 26%.
  • Lighting (18%)
  • Motors (14%)
  • Water heating (8%)
  • Eskom is strategically committed to helping both existing and new business customers in the sector action their long term plans by offering them a compelling mix of product offerings – each offering tailor-made to helping customers of all sizes improve their energy productivity and grow their operations by doing more with the energy they use.

    Check this page for regular updates and announcements on existing and new product offerings or enquire at or call 08600 37566 and request that an Eskom Energy Advisor contacts you.