Gourikwa Power Station is a 740MW oil fired power project. It is located in Western Cape, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2007.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||740||740||–||Active||Western Cape, South Africa|
The project is currently owned by Eskom Holdings SOC.
It is a Gas Turbine power plant that is used for Peakload. The fuel is procured from PetroSA Refinery.
The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2007.
Gourikwa Power Station (Gourikwa Power Station Phase I) is equipped with Siemens SGT5-2000E gas turbines. The phase consists of 3 gas turbines with 148MW nameplate capacity.
Gourikwa Power Station (Gourikwa Power Station Phase II) is equipped with Siemens gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines, each with 148MW nameplate capacity.
Siemens supplied Synchronous, Condensing electric generator for the Gourikwa Power Station (Gourikwa Power Station Phase II).
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