Mboro power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm}} The Mboro power station is a proposed 250-megawatt (MW) coal-fired plant in Senegal.

Location

The map below shows the region of Thies, but not the exact location of the Sendou power station.

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Background

In August 2013 power and water utility Senelec (Société Nationale d'Electricité du Sénégal) signed an agreement with Africa Energy to build a 300 MW coal and gas power plant in Mboro, Thies Region, Senegal. The project funding of US$360 million was "almost completed" and the plant was planned for operation in 2016.[1]

In 2014 it was reported that a 250 MW power station in Mboro was planned to come online in 2017.[2]

In March 2015, the project was in the news for its lack of progress and concerns about transparency.[3]

As of December 2018 there have been no further developments, and the project appears to be shelved or abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Africa Energy
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Mboro, Thies Region, Senegal
  • Coordinates: 14.766667, -16.9 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross Capacity: 250 MW
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