In an addendum to its 2025 Generation Connection Capacity Assessment (GCCA), Eskom outlined how introducing a 10% curtailment measure would allow for 3,470MW of new wind power projects to be connected to the grid.

The GCCA published last year indicated that parts of the transmission network in the most favourable areas for wind generation such as the Eastern Cape and Western Cape had no capacity, as all of the capacity was depleted from previous bid window rounds and private off-takers, according to Eskom...

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