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Company information overview

  • Strategic 100% state-owned electricity utility, strongly supported by the government
  • Performed 191 595 household electrification connections during the 2019 financial year
  • As at 31 March 2019:
    • 6.2  million direct customers (2017: 5.6 million)
    • 30  (including 1 nuclear) operational power stations with a nominal generating capacity of 44 172MW
    • Total sales of 208 319GWh
    • Approximately 387 633km of cables and power lines
    • 46665 employees, inclusive of subsidiaries

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Eskom Heritage

Eskom’s Heritage Site exists to ensure the preservation and accessibility of Eskom’s heritage resources in electricity-related antiquities, historical documentation, objets d’art and memorabilia in accordance with the recommendations of the National Heritage Resources Act of 1999.

Business Vision

Eskom has a responsibility to the country to ensure that sustainable development becomes a reality.

Ethical Business Conduct

Eskom is committed to the highest standard of ethical conduct in all its actions and decisions. Ethics in Eskom is about accomplishing preferred ethical behaviours by living the Eskom values through its Code of Ethics


With effect from 1 July 2002, Eskom was converted from a statutory body into a public company as Eskom Holdings Limited, in terms of the Eskom Conversion Act, 13 of 2001

Directions to Megawatt Park

Directions to Megawatt Park