A partner for South Africa energy transition

With over 40 years of presence in South Africa, EDF is also active in other countries of the area, with projects in Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi and Eswatini.

Find out more about EDF South Africa

Acting as an integrated energy player

EDF proposes a broad range of businesses all throughout Southern Africa, from electricity production to distribution and transmission, including thermal and engineering services. The Group is mainly active in the region through 5 key sectors:

  1. Renewable Energies

    EDF currently operates 142 MW wind generator farms in South Africa and has successfully been awarded several wind farms projects within REIPPP Bid Window 5.

  2. Nuclear

    EDF supports Eskom in the maintenance and operation of Koeberg nuclear power plant, contributing to the national power system decarbonisation and stability.

  3. Grid engineering services

    Through its knowledge of African electrical infrastructures, EDF proposes adapted solution to improve distribution and transport grid performance.

  4. C&I services

    EDF proposes innovative solutions for Commercial and Industrial customers to improve energy effectiveness and develop greener “distributed” production.

  5. Thermal

    To develop less carbonated production, EDF supports Eskom to improve the performance of its coal-fired assets and to develop combined gas cycle projects.

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