Saint-Aubin power station
The Saint-Aubin power station (also known as the CTDS power station) is a 35-megawatt (MW) coal-fired and and bagasse-fired power station in Savanne District, Mauritius.
The map below shows the location of the power station in Savanne District, Mauritius.
The Saint-Aubin power station, formerly known as the CTDS (Compagnie Thermique du Sud) power station, is a 35 MW coal and bagasse plant thought to have cost around US$50 million. In May 2003, the Central Electricity Board (CEB) chose CTDS as the power supplier for PPA negotiations and a PPA was signed in October 2005. CTDS was a consortium of Cie Energie Sud Ltée (65%), Séchilienne-SIDEC (25%), and the Sugar Investment Trust (15%). Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd, Barclays Bank and Freehills were the lenders. The plant is now jointly owned by Omnicane Thermal Energy Operations (OTEO) Saint-Aubin, Albioma, and the Sugar Investment Trust, an investment cooperative managed by Mauritian sugar industry workers.
- Sponsor: Omnicane Thermal Energy Operations Saint-Aubin, Albioma, Sugar Investment Trust
- Parent company: Omnicane Thermal Energy Operations Saint-Aubin
- Location: Savanne District, Mauritius
- Coordinates: -20.507973, 57.542331
- Coal type: Unknown
- Coal source:
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 35 MW
- Unit 1: Coal-fired subcritical, 35 MW (start-up in 2005)
Articles and Resources
- "CTDS Biomass Plant / Coal CHP Plant, Mauritius," Power Technology, last accessed June 1, 2021
- "Saint-Aubin power plant," Albioma, last accessed June 1, 2021
- "Production de l’électricité : la fiabilité du charbon remise en question," Defi Media, January 21, 2020
- "2020 Integrated Report," Omnicane, 2020