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.
Koeberg is the only nuclear power station in Africa.
It has a pressurised water reactor (PWR) design and is one of the safest PWR's in the world. Additionally, it is the most reliable Eskom power station and is vital for grid stability in the Cape.