The Benue Coal Fired Power Plant is 1,200MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Benue, Nigeria. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2035 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2037. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Pacific Energy Group Holdings and SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Orukpa Coal Mine.

The project cost is expected to be around $4,000m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2035. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2037.

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About Pacific Energy Group Holdings

Pacific Energy Group Holdings Ltd (PEL), formerly a Pacific Energy Ltd, operates as a power generation company that develops, operates and maintains renewable energy and remote energy power stations. The company operates Kalgoorlie Power Systems that operates site locations across Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia, among others. Its Kalgoorlie Power Systems owns and develops gas, diesel, and dual fuelled power stations that supplies electricity under long term contract, among others. PEL also owns and operates hydro power stations located across South East Victoria. The company serves public companies across Australia. PEL is headquartered in Kewdale, Western Australia, Australia.

About SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction

SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction Co Ltd (SEPCOIII), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China Ltd, is a construction company that offers power plant construction services. The company's services include designing, consulting, construction, procurement, engineering, operation, operating services, commissioning, and maintenance services. Its operating services comprise engineering, procurement, construction and operations, procurement management contracting, build-own-operate, build-operate-transfer services, and others. SEPCOIII offers its services for thermal, nuclear, hydro, gas, transformer substation, biomass, wind, solar energy, photovoltaic, seawater desalination, and other power plants. The company has its operations in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, India, Jordan, Oman, Iraq, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, and Morocco. SEPCOIII is headquartered in QingDao, Shandong, China.


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