Publications

Country Energy Reports



Economics, politics, infrastructure and the availability of natural resources are some of the many elements that shape a country’s energy market. Keeping track of a country’s energy price trends, regulatory updates, and carbon reporting requirements is a resource intensive endeavor. Consequently, NUS publishes monthly country-specific energy reports to keep businesses informed of energy market developments at the national level.



South Africa Energy Market Report - August 2017

Electricity Eskom announced Unit 1 of the Kusile power station project was brought into full commercial operation, adding 800MW to the national supply grid. The unit was completed ahead of its...

South Africa Energy Market Report - July 2017

Electricity: South Africa has confirmed that Gas can be used to supplement the variable nature of renewables, thereby adding to a steadily diversifying energy mix. Variable renewable energy (VRE) is...

South Africa Energy Market Report - June 2017

Electricity: On the eve of Global Wind Day - June 2017, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) announced that the industry was not only generation clean, green, renewable power, but also...

South Africa Energy Market Report - May 2017

Electricity: ESKOM confirmed Koeberg nuclear power station Unit 2 has resumed operation and is again providing power to the national electricity grid, after a planned 36 day outage. This Outage, contained “Outage 222”...

South Africa Energy Market Report - April 2017

Electricity: Renewable energy in the South African Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) is mainly driven by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) of the Department of Energy. The...

South Africa Energy Market Report - March 2017

Electricity: State-owned electricity provider Eskomo has connected 35 000 more Eastern Cape households in rural areas, to its grid. Eskom has intensified their implementation programme throughout the country and intend on achieving...