Dar es Salaam power station

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Dar es Salaam power station is a cancelled power station in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Dar es Salaam power station Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -6.823489, 39.269514 (approximate)

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 cancelled coal - unknown 400 unknown

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Intra Energy Corp Ltd [100.0%]


In August 2011, executive chairman of Australia-based Intra Energy Corporation (IEC) Graeme Robertson said that the company was considering a 400 MW coal plant in Dar es Salaam and a 400 MW power plant in Mbeya, sometime in 2013-2018.[1]

The project is not mentioned on IEC's "Tanzania Projects" page or Tancoal's page.[2][3][4] It appears shelved or cancelled.

Articles and Resources


  1. "IEC to mine coal and help power Tanzania," TNA New Age, August 25, 2011
  2. "Tanzania Projects," Intra Energy Corporation, accessed February 2015
  3. "Coal," Intra Energy Corporation, accessed December 2021
  4. "Projects," Tancoal, accessed December 2021

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