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RioZim/RT – Gokwe North Sengwa Thermal Power Plant 2400 MW – Midlands - Project Profile

1.Key Statistics
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3.Sector
4.Operating metrics
5.Scope
6.Description
7.Latest update
8.Background
9.Key Contacts
10.General News, Project News
11.Appendix

RioZim/RT – Gokwe North Sengwa Thermal Power Plant 2400 MW – Midlands - Project Profile

Synopsis

"RioZim/RT – Gokwe North Sengwa Thermal Power Plant 2400 MW – Midlands - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

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Summary

RioZim Ltd (RioZim) and Rio Tinto (RT) are planning to undertake the Sengwa Thermal Power Plant project in Gokwe region, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe.

The project involves the construction of a coal-fired power plant with a generation capacity of 2,400MW. It is planned to implement in phases with a generation capacity of 1,200MW in the first phase.

The project will include the construction of a powerhouse, coal washing unit, water transmission pipeline, raw water storage tanks and switch yard for power evacuation, the installation of turbines and steam boilers, and the laying of transmission lines.

The project will use coal from Sengwa Colliery field, which has estimated coal reserves of 1,300 million tonnes.

In March 2014, CHINA Power Investment Corporation (CPIC) has expressed interest to undertake the development of the project.

In October 2014, Government has awarded a license to build the proposed mega thermal power plant project.

In July 2015, South African power utility company Eskom has expressed interest to undertake the development of the project. Eskom is in negotiations with the Sengwa Thermal Power for undertaking the project.

As of June 2017, RioZim in talks with an investor for the project.

Scope

The project involves the construction of a coal fired power plant a generation capacity of 2,400MW in Gokwe, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe.

The US$2,200 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of coal washing unit

2. Construction of switch yard

3. Construction of water pipelines

4. Construction of raw water storage tanks

5. Construction of powerhouse

6. Construction of substation

7. Installation of steam boilers

8. Installation of turbines

9. Laying of transmission lines

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