The Karpowership SA Richards Bay Internal Combustion Power Plant is 450MW gas fired power project. It is planned in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 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 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

Smarter leaders trust GlobalData


The project is being developed by Karpowership. The project is co-owned by Karpowership and Power Group, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

It is a Internal Combustion power plant.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

For more details on Karpowership SA Richards Bay Internal Combustion Power Plant, buy the profile here.

About Karpowership

Karpowership Co Ltd is a provider of power generation services that specializes in building, owning, and operating a fleet management of powerships. The company is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkiye.

This content was updated on 14 May 2024

Premium Insights


The gold standard of business intelligence.

Blending expert knowledge with cutting-edge technology, GlobalData’s unrivalled proprietary data will enable you to decode what’s happening in your market. You can make better informed decisions and gain a future-proof advantage over your competitors.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.