Central Termica de Ressano Garcia (CTRG) is a 175.14MW gas fired power project. It is located in Maputo, Mozambique. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Electricidade de Mocambique EP and Sasol New Energy Holdings. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.

It is a Internal combustion with Cogen power plant. The fuel is procured from Central Processing Facility (CPF) Temane Gas Field.

The project cost is $246m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in August 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricidade de Mocambique EP under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Wartsila was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

Wartsila was selected as the engine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 18 units of 20V34SG engines, each with 9.73MW nameplate capacity.

Wartsila supplied electric generator for the project.

Wartsila supplied electric generator for the project.

Wartsila is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

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About Electricidade de Mocambique EP

Electricidade de Mocambique EP (EDM) is a state owned vertically integrated energy utility that generates, distributes, transmits, and commercializes electricity. It produces electricity from hydro and thermal sources. The company has interests in the Lichinga, Cuamba, Corumana, Chicamba, and Mavuzi hydro power plants; and Temane thermoelectric power plant, GTG Beira, GTG1 Maputo, Maputo Thermoelectric, and Xai- Xai thermal power plants. EDM distributes electricity across Southern region including Maputo Province, Chokwe, Xai-Xai, and Inhambane; Central region: Beira, Chimoio, TeTe, Mocuba, and Quelimane; Northern region: Nampula, Nacala, Pemba, and Lichinga. The company commercializes integrated prepaid energy sales system Credelec Online services through mobile phones, ATM, Internet, and street sales. EDM is headquartered in Maputo, Mozambique.

About Sasol New Energy Holdings

Sasol New Energy Holdings (Pty) Ltd. (Sasol Energy) undertakes the generation, transmission, and marketing of electricity from natural gas and renewable sources. The company is a subsidiary of Sasol Limited. Sasol Energy is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.


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