Benga power station (Kibo Energy)

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Mozambiquecoal}}Benga power station (Kibo Energy) is a proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Benga, Mozambique.

A separate proposal in Benga is the Benga power station (ICVL).

Location

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

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Background

In February 2019 it was reported that Kibo Energy and its joint venture partner, Termoelectrica de Mozambique de Benga S.A. (Termoeléctrica), had completed a Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) to construct and operate a 150 to 300 MW coal-fired power plant in Tete province, called the Benga Independent Power Project. Kibo said a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mozambican state-owned electric utility, Electricidade de Mocambique (EDM), had been renewed to advance the financing, construction and operation of the project. According to World Coal, "Benga is located in the Tete Province in direct vicinity of various thermal coal producers, which could be a source of feedstock."[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Kibo Energy (65%), Termoeléctrica de Benga (35%)
  • Parent company: Kibo Energy (65%), Termoeléctrica de Benga (35%)
  • Location: Benga, Songo District, Tete province, Mozambique
  • Coordinates: -15.5, 32.5 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Gross Capacity: 300 MW (Units 1 & 2: 150 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Benga, Mozambique
  • Source of financing:

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