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The KiPower Station is a proposed 600 MW coal-fired power station for Delmas, South Africa.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location where the plant would be built, 20 km south-east of Delmas in Mpumalanga.

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Background

The plant is proposed by KiPower, a subsidiary of Kuyasa Mining, which runs the Delmas coal mine. KiPower wants to establish the station in close proximity to the Delmas coal mine, utilizing coal from the mine as the fuel. The station would include a coal ash disposal facility in close proximity.[1]

KiPower has targeted production for 2015 and expects the first of the plant’s three units to be operational by 2018.[2]

Timeline

Project Details

  • Sponsor: KiPower
  • Parent company: Kuyasa Mining
  • Location: Delmas, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -26.14658, 28.680861 (approximate)
  • Status: Early development
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 200 MW
    • Unit 2: 200 MW
    • Unit 3: 200 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service: 2018
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Delmas coal mine
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. "Final Scoping Report - KiPower IPP Project," Jones and Wagener, Final Scoping Report June 2012.
  2. "KiPower to release draft reports on proposed 600 MW Delmas power plant," Engineering News, Jan 23, 2014.

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