Garafiri power station

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The Garafiri power station was a proposed 80-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Kindia Prefecture, Guinea.


The map below shows the location of Kindia, Guinea, but not the exact location of the power station.

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The Guinea Bauxite Company (Société des Bauxites de Guinée S.A.R.L.), a subsidiary of Allergan, BAGR Berliner Aluminiumwerk, and Metalcorp, planned a 3 mtpa bauxite export and 1.6 mtpa alumina mining operation in Guinea for operation in 2019-2020. The project included plans for an 80 MW integrated coal plant.[1]

The Guinea Bauxite Company appears to have been awarded a convention for bauxite mining and alumina refining in 2018. It has a 25-year mining concession for a bauxite deposit in the Republic of Guinea, and a mine was fully operational starting in early 2021.[2][3]

However, as of May 2021 there have been no known developments related to the coal plant, and plans appear cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Guinea Bauxite Company
  • Parent company: Allergan, BAGR Berliner Aluminiumwerk, Metalcorp
  • Location: Kindia, Kindia Prefecture, Kindia region, Guinea
  • Coordinates: 10.066667, -12.85 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 80 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
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