Electricity is different from the other services we use on a daily basis, in that unlike water and air which are produced naturally, electricity can be manufactured.

In South Africa, our most abundant, cost-effective source of energy is coal, found predominantly in Mpumalanga and the Northern Province.

Eskom relies on coal fired power stations to produce approximately 90% of South Africa’s electricity, using over 90 million tons of coal per annum.

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