The Mchuchuma Power Plant is 600MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Iringa, Tanzania. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 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 600 600 Permitting Iringa, Tanzania Tanzania China International Mineral Resources


The project is being developed by Tanzania China International Mineral Resources. Sichuan Hongda and National Development Corporation, Tanzania are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Mchuchuma Coal Mine.

The project cost is expected to be around $1,300m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.


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