The Instantaneous Demand Response Programme offers you an opportunity to partner with Eskom to mitigate power system constraints 

 


 
Eskom will compensate customers who qualify to participate and are able to: 
  • Reduce load within 6 seconds of notification; and
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  • Sustain this reduction for a maximum of 10 minutes.

 

  • The minimum load entry is 10MW. 
  • On average, 200 load reduction events per annum. 
  • A maximum number of two load reduction requests of 10 minute each per scheduled day. 
  • Load should be available 24/7 under normal plant conditions. 
  • Notification to reduce load by 15:00 (the day before). 
  • Customers will receive a capacity payment for all hours scheduled to be on standby (the next day).


 

Step 1: 

Email advisoryservice@eskom.co.za for more information.  

 
Step 2:
Meet with an Eskom representative at your premises to facilitate your participation. 
 
Step 3:
Sign a standard legal agreement with Eskom.  
 
Step 4:
Register as an Eskom vendor to enable you to receive payment.
 
Click here for a printable brochure
 
Note: Eskom will install the necessary metering system to enable you to participate. 
 
Contracts are renewed on an annual basis.


For more information email Eskom at  

 

 

 

 

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