Lethabo Power Station

From Global Energy Monitor

Lethabo power station is a 3,708-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in the Free State, South Africa.


The map below shows the location of the plant, near Viljoensdrif, Fezile Dabi District, the Free State.

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The power station has an installed capacity of 3,708 megawatts (MW) comprising 6 X 618 MW units.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Eskom
  • Parent company: Eskom
  • Location: Viljoensdrif, Fezile Dabi District, the Free State, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -26.7420315, 27.9768917 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 3,708 MW (Units 1-6: MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1985-1990
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