Kendal Power Station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-SouthAfricaCoal}}Kendal power station is a 4,116-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Mpumalanga, South Africa.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Kendal, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga.

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The Kendal Power Station is a coal-fired station owned by the South African publicly-owned electricity utility Eskom.

The power station has an installed capacity of 4,116 megawatts (MW) installed capacity comprising 6 X 686 MW units. The power station is located at Witbank, Mpumalanga.[1]

Pollution equipment

In July 2019, Eskom said pollution reduction equipment at the plant has been malfunctioning since early 2018. The equipment regulates the release of particulate matter.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Eskom
  • Parent company: Eskom
  • Location: Kendal, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -26.0902853, 28.9687965 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 4,116 MW (Units 1-6: 686 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1988-93
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