Mpaka power station
|This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of Swaziland and coal|
Mpaka power station is a proposed 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Swaziland.
The map below shows Mpaka, Lubombo district, where the plant would be built.
According to the Press Reader, Australia-based Canham Mining International received a license from the Swaziland Energy Regulatory Authority to mine anthracite coal in the country. The company wants to use the coal to build a 2 x 250 MW coal plant, with most of the power exported to neighboring South Africa and Mozambique.
- Sponsor: Canham Mining International
- Parent company:
- Location: Mpaka, Lubombo district, Swaziland
- Coordinates: -26.412, 31.78 (approximate)
- Status: Announced
- Capacity: 500 MW (Units 1-2: 250 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- Coal Type: Anthracite
- Coal Source: Domestic
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Govt frustrating 35,000 jobs protect Prince," Press Reader, Mar 12, 2018