Eskom

thinkstep was part of a consortium of service providers (CSIR, University of Stellenbosch, thinkstep) who did a feasibility study on biomass co-firing in ESKOM´s coal fired power plants. thinkstep´s responsibility was the Life Cycle Assessment of different supply chains and beneficiation technologies. Aim of the study was to provide carbon and cost optimized scenarios of biomass supply for all South African coal power plants.

About our customer

Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa.

Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution.

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