The Eskom Paleisheuwel – Battery Energy Storage System is a 9,500kW energy storage project located in Cederberg, Western Cape, South Africa. The rated storage capacity of the project is 45,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2021.


The Eskom Paleisheuwel – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Eskom Holdings SOC (100%).

Contractors involved

Eskom Holdings SOC is the owner of Eskom Paleisheuwel – Battery Energy Storage System.

Additional information

This project is Lot A of Eskom Investment Support Project (EISP) and Eskom Renewables Support Project (ERSP) Project. RFB No: PSCED0380.


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