Sasol One power station

From Global Energy Monitor

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.

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Background on Plant

Sasol One power station is a 8-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 140 MW. The plant was completed between 1954 and 1997, and is owned by Sasol.[1][2]

Sasol One is a synfuels complex in Sasolburg.[3] By 1980, the Sasol One complex included a refinery and facilities for producing industrial petrochemical feedstocks.[4] 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.[5]

Plant Details

  • 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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