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 ⟩ Stats ⟩ South Africa

South Africa has 540 power plants totalling 63,073 MW and 79,648 km of power lines mapped on OpenStreetMap.

Power plants in South Africa by source
Source Output Count
coal 45,833 MW 23
solar 3,659 MW 418
hydro 3,603 MW 28
wind 3,597 MW 37
diesel 2,008 MW 11
nuclear 1,940 MW 1
gas 1,848 MW 6
oil 335 MW 4
battery 225 MW 1
biomass 25.00 MW 2
[unspecified] 9
All 63,073 MW 540

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 10 km 0.0%
10 kV – 24 kV 45 km 0.1%
25 kV – 51 kV 191 km 0.2%
52 kV – 131 kV 14,701 km 18.5%
132 kV – 219 kV 25,906 km 32.5%
220 kV – 329 kV 8,840 km 11.1%
330 kV – 549 kV 21,395 km 26.9%
550 kV – 2,795 km 3.5%
No voltage tagged 5,766 km 7.2%
Total 79,648 km 100.0%

Updated 2023-03-17