Technical Tours

Friday, 4 Oct 2019
Departing from Misty Hills

Tour 1: Kusile Power Station
06:30 – 14:00
R 1250.00 pp
Travel from Misty Hills to the Kusile Power Station. Kusile is a coal-fired power station close to the existing Kendal Power Station in the NKANGALA DISTRICT of the Mpumalanga Province. After, safety induction and receiving your personal protective equipment (excluding safety shoes), the tour will commence. Lunch will be provided at the station. Return to Misty Hills.

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Tour 2: Apollo HVDC Converter Station
07:45 – 16:00
R 1250.00 pp
Travel from Misty Hills to the National Control Centre in Germiston. The Eskom power grid is operated from the National Control Centre. The transmission power grid must be monitored and controlled at all times to ensure safe and reliable supply of power to all customers. After induction and evacuation procedures, the presentation and tour will commence followed by a visit to the Eskom Battery Test Facility run by the Eskom Research Team. On the return to Misty Hills, you will stop for lunch at the acclaimed Roots Restaurant in the Letamo Game Estate, Kromdraai, After lunch you will return to Misty Hills.

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Tour 3: Eskom National Control Centre
08:00 – 16:00
R 1250.00 pp
Travel from Misty Hills to the National Control Centre in Germiston. The Eskom power grid is operated from the National Control Centre. The transmission power grid must be monitored and controlled at all times to ensure safe and reliable supply of power to all customers. After induction and evacuation procedures, the presentation and tour will commence. On the return to Misty Hills, you will stop for lunch at the acclaimed Roots Restaurant in the Letamo Game Estate, Kromdraai., After lunch you will return to Misty Hills.

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Sat 5 Oct 2019
Departing from Windhoek Hilton

Tour 4: Gerus Converter Station, Namibia
07:00 – 18:00
R 1250.00 pp ex Windhoek
Travel from Windhoek to the Gerus HVDC Converter station of the Zambezi Link HVDC Scheme for a technical tour of the station. After refreshments, safety induction and receiving your personal protective equipment, the tour will commence in groups of 10. NamPower will arrange an outage of the converter station at Gerus for the technical tour so that participants can view the inside of the converter hall. Return to Windhoek after lunch provided by NamPower.

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