Magamba power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Tanzaniacoal}}The Magamba power station is a proposed 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Tanzania. There have been no development updates in two years and it is presumed to be shelved.

Location

The map below shows the location of the Magamba, Tanzania, the approximate location of the project

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Background

Magamba power station is a proposed 200 MW coal plant listed in Table 1 of the African Affairs journal article "Competing energy narratives in Tanzania: Towards the political economy of coal" by Thabit Jacob. The table states that the Magamba project has reserves of 53 million tonnes. According to a note attached to the table, the information is based on "field visits and interviews with government officials in March–August 2016."[1] There appears to be no other online references to this project.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Magamba Coal Limited
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Magamba, Lushoto District, Tanga Region Tanzania
  • Coordinates: -4.7593329, 38.2997936 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross Capacity: 200 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Thabit Jacob, "Competing energy narratives in Tanzania: Towards the political economy of coal," African Affairs, Volume 116, Issue 463, April 2017

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