South African national utility Eskom has announced that Dave Nicholls, currently CEO of PBMR (Pty), “is returning to a senior post at Eskom head office, where he will assist Eskom in creating the organisational infrastructure to host the demonstration plant and to set the stage for Eskom being a major purchaser of subsequent commercial PBMR plants.” Nicholls will be replaced as CEO of PBMR by Nic Terblanche, who has been responsible for a number of Eskom’s major capital projects.