Maturi power station

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

Location

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

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Background

Maturi power station is a proposed 200 MW coal plant in Maturi listed in Table 1 of the African Affairs journal article "Competing energy narratives in Tanzania: Towards the political economy of coal" by Thabit Jacob. According to a note attached to the table, the information is based on "field visits and interviews with government officials in March–August 2016." The table states that Maturi has coal reserves of 50 million tonnes. The project is sponsored by Off Routes, a Tanzanian-UK company.[1] There appears to be no other online reference to this project.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Off Routes
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Maturi, Kyela District, Mbeya Region, Tanzania
  • Coordinates: -9.625, 33.875 (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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