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November 29, 2021

Saldanha Power Plant, South Africa

By Carmen

The Saldanha Power Plant is 1,605MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Western Cape, South Africa. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,605 1,605 Permitting Western Cape, South Africa International Power Consortium South Africa

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by International Power Consortium South Africa.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant that will be used for Baseload.

The project will generate 12,867.91GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $1,400m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Trent 60 gas turbines. The phase consists of 6 gas turbines with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase II Unit I) will be equipped with Siemens steam turbine. The phase consists 1 steam turbine.

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase II Unit I) will be equipped with Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase II Unit II) will be equipped with Siemens steam turbine. The phase consists 1 steam turbine.

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase II Unit II) will be equipped with Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase II Unit III) will be equipped with Siemens steam turbine. The phase consists 1 steam turbine.

Saldanha Power Plant (Saldanha Power Plant Phase II Unit III) will be equipped with Siemens SGT5-4000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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