Gombe power station

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The Gombe power station is a proposed 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired plant in Nigeria.

Location

The map below shows the location of Yamaltu local government, Nigeria. The plant is to be sited at Wajari village along Dadinkowa Road.

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Background

The Nigeria Federal Government said in July, 2012 that it is set to begin the survey for the construction of the coal-fired power station, as well as two others with a capacity of 1000 MW in Enugu and Kogi states.[1]

It was also reported in 2012 that the Nigeria federal government had entered into an agreement with a German firm to construct a 350 megawatt coal power plant in Gombe State.[2]

In January 2015 the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission said it had issued a fresh license to the private company, Trombay Power Generation Limited, to build and operate a 500 MW coal power plant in Gombe State. The plant would be fueled by deposits of coal in the Gombe axis of Nigeria's coal belt.[3]

As of December 2018, there has been no reported progress on the plant. It appears to be shelved or abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Trombay Power Generation Limited
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Wajari village, Yamaltu LGA, Gombe state, Nigeria
  • Coordinates: 10.216667, 11.383333 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Capacity: 500 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Gombe, Nigeria
  • Source of financing:

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