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 - January 2018

Electricity: The Department of Energy publicly stated that the November 2015 Expedited Round bids for wind and solar were 65 c/kWh i.e. significantly cheaper than new coal IPPs at around...

South Africa Energy Market Report - December 2017

Electricity: NERSA (South Africa’s National Energy Regulator) has approved Eskom’s allowable revenue of R 190.348 billion for the 2018/19 period. The approved allowable revenue of R 190.348 billion will result in...

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”...