Sasol One power station

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Sasol One power station is a 140-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in the Free State, South Africa.

Location

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Background on Plant

Sasol One power station is a 8-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 140 MW. The plant was completed between 1954 and 1997, and is owned by Sasol.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Sasol Ltd
  • Parent company: Sasol
  • Location: Sasolburg, Fezile Dabi District, the Free State, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -26.8223113, 27.8483222 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 140 MW (Units 1 & 3: 13.5 MW; Units 6-8: 12.5 MW; Units 2, 4, & 5: 25 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1954 (Units 1 & 3), 1964-69 (Units 4-6), 1982 (Units 7 & 8), 1997 (Unit 2)
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Articles and resources

References

  1. Sasol One Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.

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