Medupi West power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Medupi West power station was a proposed 4,800-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in South Africa. It has been deferred or cancelled, and is not the same project as Eskom's Medupi Power Station.


The map below shows Limpopo province, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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The power station was to comprise six units of 800 MW each. It has been deferred by sponsor Eskom.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Eskom
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Limpopo province, South Africa
  • Coordinates: -24, 29 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 800 MW
    • Unit 2: 800 MW
    • Unit 3: 800 MW
    • Unit 4: 800 MW
    • Unit 5: 800 MW
    • Unit 6: 800 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "World Electric Power Plants Database,", Platts, December 2013. The database is not available online but can be purchased from Platts.

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