A decision by Eskom, supported by the board, to delay the decommissioning of some of its older coal-fired power stations would not “make or break” SA’s ability to achieve its international climate commitments, according to climate advisers to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Eskom announced recently it would delay the decommissioning of Camden, Hendrina and Grootvlei power stations to 2030. Previous decommissioning schedules provided for the Grootvlei and Camden power stations to be fully decommissioned by 2025 and Hendrina by 2026...

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