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The Medupi Coal-Fired Power Station Project, South Africa

Project Type

Dry-cooled coal-fired power station

Location

Lephalale, South Africa

Owner

Eskom

Construction Started

2007

Estimated Investment

R100bn

Estimated Capacity

4,800MW

Boilers

Six

Scheduled Completion of First Unit

2012

Scheduled Completion of Last Unit

2017

Operational Life

50 years

Finance

African Development Bank (R20.7bn) and the World Bank (R27bn)

Contracts

Hitachi Power (R20bn)_ - Boilers, Alstom (R275M)- medium-voltage switch gear, Exxaro – for coal supply and RDE for engineering and training simulator
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