Case Study: Eskom

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Introduction Eskom was established in South Africa in 1923 as the Electricity Supply Commission. In July 2002, it was converted into a public, limited liability company, wholly owned by government. Eskom is one of the top 20 utilities in the world by generation capacity (net maximum self-generated capacity: 41 194MW). Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom directly provides electricity to about 45% of all end-users in South Africa. The other 55% is resold by redistributors (including municipalities). While most of Eskom's business is within South Africa, the company also buys and sells electricity in the SADC region. Eskom's involvement in African markets beyond South Africa is currently focused on projects that have a direct impact on ensuring a secure supply of electricity for South Africa itself. Eskom is…show more content…
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