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November 26, 2021

Lusulu Thermal Power Plant, Zimbabwe

By Carmen

The Lusulu Thermal Power Plant is 2,100MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,100 2,100 Permitting Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe PER Lusulu Power

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by PER Lusulu Power.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Hwange Colliery Co Ltd.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Lusulu Thermal Power Plant (Lusulu Thermal Power Plant Phase IA) will be sold to Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

China State Construction Engineering is expected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.

PER Lusulu Power is expected to perform operations and maintenance for thermal power project.

About PER Lusulu Power

PER Lusulu Power is engaged in to development coal fired power plant in Zimbabwe.

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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