Sasol One power station
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Sasol One power station is a 140-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in the Free State, South Africa.
The map below shows the location of at least some of the plant's units, near Sasolburg, Fezile Dabi District, the Free State.
Background on Plant
Sasol One is a synfuels complex in Sasolburg. By 1980, the Sasol One complex included a refinery and facilities for producing industrial petrochemical feedstocks. Sasol has stated that the space for any additional pollution control technology or equipment around the Steam Station 1 and 2 facilities at its Sasolburg operations is nonexistent or limited.
- Sponsor: Sasol Ltd
- Parent company: Sasol
- Location: Sasolburg, Fezile Dabi District, the Free State, South Africa
- Coordinates: -26.8223113, 27.8483222 (exact & approximate)
- Status: Operating
- Gross capacity: 140 MW (Units 1 & 3: 13.5 MW; Units 6-8: 12.5 MW; Units 2, 4, & 5: 25 MW)
- Type: Subcritical
- In service: 1954 (Units 1 & 3), 1964-69 (Units 4-6), 1982 (Units 7 & 8), 1997 (Unit 2)
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Articles and resources
- "Sasol One Powerplant," Enipedia, accessed September 2015.
- “World Electric Power Plants Database,” S&P Global Platts, accessed June 2021 (purchase required)
- "50 Years of Innovation," Sasol, undated
- "SASOL: South Africa's Oil from Coal Story - Background for Environmental Assessment," U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, January 1980
- "Sasol's submission on the requirement for existing plants to meet new plant standards as well as other concerns relating to the Listed Activities and Minimum Emissions standards," Sasol, 2012/2013