Eskom invested $831M in transmission infrastructure since 2014

South Africa, Johannesburg: Managing the largest capacity expansion project in Africa, South African state-owned utility, Eskom, has invested around $831 million (R12 billion) in transmission infrastructure and strengthening projects since 2014.

In addition, the utility has installed more than 32,000 MVA of substation transformer capacity since 2005, along with over 6,000 km of transmission lines, the utility reveals in a press release.
 
“South Africa’s power system has progressed to a position of surplus capacity, opening opportunities to extend regional interconnections and to accommodate a changing power generation mix to grow the economy of South Africa,” said Dr. Baldwin Ngubane, Eskom Chairman.

Source: Eskom