Eskom has announced that Unit 2 at the Kusile Power Station in Mpumalanga, has attained commercial operation status.
This now means that the unit officially moves to being part of Eskom’s generation fleet, contributing up to 800-MW to the South African power grid.
This becomes the second unit at Kusile, to enter commercial operation, with Unit 1 having attained commercial operation status in 2017.
Eskom spokesperson, Sikonathi Mantshantsha, says the construction, testing and optimisation activities on the remaining four units, is progressing well.
Kusile Unit 2 achieves full commercial operation pic.twitter.com/181Pegu86I
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