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November 24, 2021

Duvha Power Station, South Africa

By Carmen

Duvha Power Station is a 3,600MW coal fired power project. It is located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 1980.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 3,600 3,600 Active Mpumalanga, South Africa

Description

The project is currently owned by Eskom Holdings SOC.

It is a steam turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The fuel is procured from duvha opencast mine of ingwe group.

The project cost is $619.96m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1975 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 1980.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 6 units of Multi Cylinder, Impulse Reaction turbines, each with 600MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit II).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit III).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit IV).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit V).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen Cooled electric generator for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit VI).

MHI Power ZAF supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit I).

Steinmuller Africa supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit I).

Steinmuller Africa supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit II).

MHI Power ZAF supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit II).

Steinmuller Africa supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit III).

MHI Power ZAF supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit III).

MHI Power ZAF supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit IV).

Steinmuller Africa supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit IV).

Steinmuller Africa supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit V).

MHI Power ZAF supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit V).

Steinmuller Africa supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit VI).

MHI Power ZAF supplied steam boiler for the Duvha Power Station (Duvha Power Station Unit VI).

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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