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. Transport and distribution

    Thanks to EDF's historical knowledge of the continent's electrical infrastructures, EDF proposes adapted solutions to improve network performance.

  4. Engineering and services

    EDF proposes innovative solutions for energy effectiveness, « distributed » production for municipalities and Commercial and Industrial clients.

  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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