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Hendrina Power Station

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Country  South Africa
Commission date  1970
Nameplate capacity  2,000 Megawatt
Phone  +27 13 296 3499
Units operational  10
Location  Mpumalanga
Primary fuel  Coal
Address  Unnamed Rd, South Africa
Owner  Eskom
Hendrina Power Station

Hendrina power station


Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is one of South Africa's oldest operating power stations.

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History

Hendrina Power Station came into operation between June 1970 and December 1976. Between 1995 and 1997 half of Hendrina's 10 units were refurbished.

Power generation

The station contains ten AEG Kanis 200MW units with a total installed capacity on 2,000MW. Design efficiency at turbine MCR (Maximum Continuous Rating) is 34.20%. Hendrina, which is the only 10-unit power generating station in South Africa, is the world's largest AEG Kanis turbine installation.

References

Hendrina Power Station Wikipedia


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