Description: Proposed establishment of a coal-fired power station on located on Farm Onbelyk 257 LQ, 17 kms north-west of Lehalale in the Limpopo Province. The power station will have a capacity of up to 1200MW to be developed in two phases of 600MW each. The power station will make use of either conventional pulverised coal or circulating fluidized bed boiler technology depending on the quality of the coal source to be used. The identified site for the power station is near the Grootgeluk coal mine, Matimba Power Station and Medupi Power Station which is currently under construction on land owned by Exxaro.
Value: R 100 million+
Timing: 2015 onwards
Notes: Marubeni has signed an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, so that the civil partner will provide major equipment including boilers and turbines. Please see Awards.
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