Transalloy power station

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Transalloy power station is a proposed 55- or 150-megawatt (MW) coal-fired station in Mpumalanga province, South Africa.

Location

The map below shows Emalahleni Municipality, the approximate location where the plant would be located.

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Description

Transalloys is a producer of silicon manganese. It has proposed a coal plant of either 55 MW or 150 MW near its smelter complex in Mpumalanga province to provide electricity. The EIA was submitted in May 2015, and states the company's preference for a 55MW plant, although both options are assessed.[1]

With no apparent developments in over two years, it appears that this project may be shelved or abandoned. It does not appear in the country's 2018 draft Integrated Resource Plan, released in August 2018.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Transalloys
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Emalahleni Municipality, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga province, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -26, 29.166667 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Capacity: 55 MW or 150 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "EIA," Transalloys, May 2015
  2. "Draft Integrated Resource Plan," South Africa Dept. of Energy, August 2018

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