Major products and services
Eskom is a vertically integrated operation that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. Eskom generates 95% of the electricity used in South Africa.
The wholly-owned subsidiary of Eskom, together with its subsidiaries, serves as a means by which all the non-regulated activities of Eskom, both inside and outside South Africa are carried out. Eskom Enterprises’ core lines of business are infrastructure development, energy business operations, specialised energy services and the pursuit of key opportunities in related or strategic businesses, such as information technology and telecommunications.
Countries in which operations are located
The operations of Eskom are located in South Africa. Eskom Enterprises has operations on the African continent, with its head office being located in Johannesburg and other offices in Uganda, Nigeria, Mali.
The ownership of Eskom vests in the South African government.
Nature of markets and customers served
Electricity is sold to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors.
Scale of activities
Eskom, South Africa┬┤s electricity utility, is among the top seven utilities in the world in terms of generation capacity, and among the top nine in terms of sales.
Breakdown of sales by country/region
The majority of the sales are in South Africa with only a small percentage of sales being in the southern African region.
Additional information on economic, environmental and social aspects
Eskom is committed to aligning itself with international sustainability reporting initiatives. Further environmental and social information is available on the Eskom website.