Magamba power station

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The Magamba power station is a proposed 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Tanzania.

Location

The map below shows the location of the Magamba, Tanzania, the approximate location of the project

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Background

Magamba power station is a proposed 200 MW coal plant listed in Table 1 of the African Affairs journal article "Competing energy narratives in Tanzania: Towards the political economy of coal" by Thabit Jacob. The table states that the Magamba project has reserves of 53 million tonnes. According to a note attached to the table, the information is based on "field visits and interviews with government officials in March–August 2016."[1] There appears to be no other online references to this project.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Magamba Coal Limited
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Magamba, Lushoto District, Tanga Region Tanzania
  • Coordinates: -4.7593329, 38.2997936 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Gross Capacity: 200 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Thabit Jacob, "Competing energy narratives in Tanzania: Towards the political economy of coal," African Affairs, Volume 116, Issue 463, April 2017

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