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Matimba Power Station

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Country  South Africa
Primary fuel  Coal
Phone  +27 14 763 8911
Units operational  6
Location  Limpopo
Nameplate capacity  3,990 Megawatt
Owner  Eskom
Matimba Power Station
Address  Nelson Mandela Dr, Lephalale, 0555, South Africa
Hours  Open today ยท Open 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesday(Human Rights Day)Open 24 hoursHours might differ
Similar  Medupi Power Station, Majuba Power Station, Tutuka Power Station, Kriel Power Station, Ankerlig Power Station

Matimba power station


Matimba Babomba Power Station close to Ellisras, Limpopo Province, South Africa, is a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom.

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Power generation

The station consists of six 665 MW units with a total installed capacity of 3,990 MW. Turbine Maximum Continuous Rating is 35.60%. The power station was commissioned between 1988 and 1993. Matimba is the largest direct dry-cooled power station in the world.

Matimba is fueled by the open cast Grootegeluk coal mine on the Waterberg Coalfield with about 14.6 million tons of coal a year via a conveyor system. The mine is also contracted to supply the new Medupi Power Station.

References

Matimba Power Station Wikipedia


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