The Mabesekwa Export Independent Power Plant is 600MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Central, Botswana. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the dormant stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Kibo Energy and Shumba Energy. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 85% and 15% respectively.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that will be used for Baseload. The fuel will be procured from Mabesekwa Coal Field.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Tanzania Electric Supply under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

GE Power, SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction and Tractebel Engineering are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

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About Kibo Energy

Kibo Energy Plc (Kibo Energy) focuses mainly in three main areas which are reserve power, renewable and clean energy and long duration energy storage. It provides power solutions, integrating clean fossil fuel technology, renewable generation technology and energy storage technology. It also focusses on energy generation and energy storage technologies. The company's projects include Clean Energy, Reserve Power, Long Duration Energy Storage. It currently developing reserve power and waste to energy projects. The company has operations in Ireland, Mozambique, Botswana, Tanzania, South Africalogo and the UK. Kibo Energy headquartered in Galway, Ireland.

About Shumba Energy

Shumba Energy Ltd is a Metals and Mining company that offers Exploration and mining of coal for thermal energy and exports. The company is Headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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