San Pedro Port power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The San Pedro Port power station is a proposed 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in San Pedro, Ivory Coast.

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Background

Broto IPP, a subsidiary of Snedai Group (S.Energies), is proposing a 2 x 350 MW ultra-supercritical coal plant in the port city of San Pedro in the Ivory Coast. The project by S.Energies includes a proposed multi-purpose industrial terminal to supply coal to the power plant. The terminal will include a bulk dock and a coal dock, for an estimated traffic volume of 4.2 million tonnes per year. A concession agreement for the project was signed in December 2016.[1]

In 2016 it was reported that the estimated cost for the power station was US$800 million, with commissioning planned for 2020-2021.[2]

In September 2018 it was reported that China Power Construction had signed an agreement to fund and construct the plant, as part of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative.[3]

In November 2019, PowerChina reported that the plant was "progressing smoothly" but did not elaborate.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Broto IPP
  • Parent company: Snedai Group
  • Location: San Pedro, Bas-Sassandra district, San Pedro region, Ivory Coast
  • Coordinates: 4.75, -6.633333 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Gross Capacity: 700 MW (Units 1&2: 350 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing: China

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