Medupi and Kusile: supercritical giants of South Africa

Fouilloux, Jean-Pierre; Otto, Mark
April 2009
Modern Power Systems;Apr2009, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p13
The article discusses the contracts awarded by Eskom to Alstom Power NV for the development of the Medupi and Kusile coal fired plants in South Africa. Eskom has decided to build the two biggest superficial coal fired power plants to generate gross capacity and to address the serious power shortages in the country. Alstom is commissioned to generators, supply steam turbines and associated air cooled condensers. INSET: Designing the world's largest air cooled condenser.


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