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Electricity generation

At the heart of an electricity utility such as Eskom is the responsibility for supplying the electricity on which modern society depends.

Eskom's power stations operate 365 days a year. Like most other power utilities Eskom's Generation Group maintains a varied portfolio of plant: gas turbine, hydroelectric, pumped storage and nuclear units in addition to the coal fired plant.


Explore how we generate electricity


Power stations

Power Stations and Pumped Storage Schemes


Underground coal gasification

Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) - Co-firing into Majuba Power Station


Beyond our borders

We have a number of methods of generating electricity - explore the specifics of each station