Kelvin power station
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Kelvin power station is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Gauteng, South Africa.
The map below shows the location of the plant, in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni Municipality, Gauteng.
Background on Plant
- Sponsor: Aldwych International Ltd
- Parent company: Aldwych International
- Location: Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
- Coordinates: -26.1157758, 28.194019 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 600 MW (Kelvin-A: 6 x 30 MW units; Kelvin-B: 7 x 60 MW units)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1957-60 (Kelvin-A); 1962-69 (Kelvin-B)
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- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Coal-Fired Plants Financed by International Public Investment Institutions Since 1994", Appendix to Foreclosing the Future: Coal, Climate and International Public Finance: Investment in coal-fired power plants hinders the fight against global warming, Environmental Defense, April 2009.