Tete power station

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The Tete power station is a proposed 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Mozambique.


The map below shows the location Tete province, where the plant would be built.

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According to a March 2016 report, an MoU was signed between Mozambique and Zambia for a 1,200 MW coal plant in Nacala, the city in Nampula province where Mozambique's Nacala port is located. The plant would also power Zambia.[1] A report in July 2016 placed the jointly sponsored 1200 MW coal plant in Mozambique's Tete province rather than in Nacala.[2]

Project Details

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  • Location: Tete province, Mozambique
  • Coordinates: -15.5, 32.5 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Capacity: 1,200 MW
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Articles and resources


  1. "Zambia, Mozambique enter power pact," Daily Mail, March 19, 2016
  2. "Floating Thermal Power Station Launched in Mozambique," MacauHub, 21 March 2016

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