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November 26, 2021

Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant, Mozambique

By Carmen

The Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant is 1,800MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Tete, Mozambique. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,800 1,800 Permitting Tete, Mozambique China Machinery Engineering; General Electric Technology; Ncondezi Energy

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by China Machinery Engineering, General Electric Technology and Ncondezi Energy. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 40% respectively.

It is a steam turbine power plant that will be used for Baseload. The fuel will be procured from Ncondezi Mine.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Electricidade De Mozambique EP under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years. The offtake capacity is expected to be 300MW.

Contractors Involved

China Machinery Engineering is expected to render EPC services for the Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant (Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant Phase I Unit I) project. China Machinery Engineering is expected to render EPC services for the Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant (Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant Phase I Unit II) project.

China Machinery Engineering is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant (Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant Phase I Unit I).

China Machinery Engineering is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant (Ncondezi Coal Fired Power Plant Phase I Unit II).

About China Machinery Engineering

China Machinery Engineering Corp (CMEC) is a provider of engineering and construction services. It offers services such as engineering contracting, preliminary project consultation, project design, construction, procurement, installation and development services. It also carries out trading activities covering a range of machinery and equipment such as electrical, mechanical, transportation, mining, and engineering equipment; pharmaceutical, paper, and packaging machinery; and manufacturing machinery and equipment. The company also provides logistics services, exhibitions, tendering agencies, export and import agency, and design services. It has operations in China, Pakistan, the Republic of Angola, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Argentina, Laos, Ukraine, the US, Zambia and Others. CMEC is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Ncondezi Energy

Ncondezi Energy Ltd (Ncondezi Energy), formerly Ncondezi Coal Company Ltd, is a power development company that integrates power plant and mine to produce and supply electricity to the Mozambican market. The company holds licenses for ]development of integrated thermal coal power plant and mine project located on the Ncondezi. Ncondezi Energy also holds interest in the Ncondezi project, located in Zambezi coal basin, Tete province, Mozambique. The company operates in British Virgin Islands, the UK, Mauritius and Mozambique. The company’s subsidiaries include Zambezi Energy Corporation Holdings 2 Limited, Ncondezi Coal Company Mozambique Limitada, Ncondezi Services (UK) Limited and Zambezi Energy Corporation Holdings 1 Limited. Ncondezi Energy is headquartered in Tortola, the UK.

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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