The Kusile Power Station is 4,800MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Mpumalanga, South Africa. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in August 2017. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Eskom Holdings SOC. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that will be used for Baseload. The fuel will be procured from New Largo and Zondagfontein collieries.

The project cost is expected to be around $11,169.4m.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in August 2017.

Contractors involved

GE Power is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

GE Power will be the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 6 units of Single Reheat Condensing turbines, each with 800MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power is expected to be the supplier of GIGATOP 2-Pole electric generator for the project.

GE Power is expected to be the supplier of GIGATOP 2-Pole electric generator for the project.

Mitsubishi Power is likely to be the supplier of steam boiler for the project.

Mitsubishi Power is likely to be the supplier of steam boiler for the project.

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About Eskom Holdings SOC

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd (Eskom) is a state-owned power utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity to various regions. It generates electricity from gas-fired plants, coal-fired stations, hydro and pumped storage power plants, and nuclear power plants, among others. The company supplies electricity to residential, industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural customers, and to municipalities and metros for redistribution to households and businesses. The company maintains network of transmission power lines and underground cables. It procures electricity and sells in countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The company’s subsidiary Eskom Rotek Industries, conducts repairs on transformers and turbines in addition to offering specialised building and transport services. The company has operations in Uganda and South Africa. Eskom is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa.

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