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 ⟩ Stats ⟩ South Africa

South Africa has 296 power plants totalling 58,821 MW and 70,618 km of power lines mapped on OpenStreetMap.

Power plants in South Africa by source
Source Output Count
coal 45,235 MW 21
hydro 5,280 MW 24
solar 2,235 MW 189
oil 2,067 MW 4
nuclear 1,940 MW 1
diesel 1,177 MW 6
gas 510 MW 4
wind 377 MW 4
[unspecified] 0 kW 43
All 58,821 MW 296

If multiple sources are listed for a power plant, only the first source is used in this breakdown.

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Power Lines
Voltage Length Percentage
0 V – 9 kV 8 km 0.0%
10 kV – 24 kV 980 m 0.0%
25 kV – 51 kV 60 km 0.1%
52 kV – 131 kV 7,757 km 11.0%
132 kV – 219 kV 22,914 km 32.4%
220 kV – 329 kV 8,745 km 12.4%
330 kV – 549 kV 20,222 km 28.6%
550 kV – 2,795 km 4.0%
No voltage tagged 8,116 km 11.5%
Total 70,618 km 100.0%

Updated 2021-11-16