The Mtwara Power Plant is 300MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Mtwara, Tanzania. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in September 2022.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||300||–||300||Permitting||Mtwara, Tanzania||GE Power; Symbion Power; Tanzania Electric Supply|
The project is being developed by GE Power, Symbion Power and Tanzania Electric Supply. Symbion Power and Tanzania Electric Supply are currently owning the project.
It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant.
The project cost is expected to be around $421.1m.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in September 2022.
About GE Power
GE Power (GEP), formerly GE Energy, a business division of the General Electric Company, is a provider of power generation and water processing products and related services. The company product portfolio includes aero derivative and heavy-duty gas turbine systems, generators, boilers, steam turbines, air quality control systems, gas engines, reactors and water treatment, waste water treatment and process system solutions, among others. GEP offers products and technologies for generating electricity from various sources such as oil, gas, nuclear, coal, mining, diesel and water. The company also offers services for maintenance, service and upgrade of power plants; solutions for water treatment, wastewater treatment and process systems; services for distributed power generation; and support services for boiling water reactors. It caters its products and services to independent power producers and other industrial customers. GEP is headquartered in Schenectady, New York, the US
About Symbion Power
Symbion Power LLC (Symbion Power) is an energy company that engineers, designs, procure and constructs electricity projects. The company provides services such as construction and installation of electrical power infrastructure, training services, designs and builds distribution network rehabilitation and extension and substations works, among others. It also supplies electricity to the development of government and to world frontier markets. Symbion Power provides its services across Afghanistan, Tanzania, Iraq, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, and others. It operates offices in The US, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, Madagascar, Uganda and Cyprus. Symbion Power is headquartered in New York City, New York, the US.
About Tanzania Electric Supply
Tanzania Electric Supply Co Ltd (TANESCO), formerly Tanganyika Electric Supply Co Ltd, is a government owned integrated power company. The company’s operations are regulated by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. It generates, transmits, distributes and supplies electricity. TANESCO generates the power through hydro and thermal power stations. TANESCO also procures electricity from independent power producers and EPPs. Its transmission system consists of 50 substations interconnected by transmission lines, and the distribution system distributes electricity and provides customer service. The company distributes electricity to Mainland Tanzania, and supplies bulk power to Zanzibar Electricity Corporation. TANESCO is headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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