TITLE

Out of power

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Brendan
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Finweek;10/27/2011, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Eskom Holdings Ltd.'s 4 800MW Medupi power station. It is stated that Medupi is the first of two coal-fired power stations being built by Eskom that are on the critical path to meet rising demand for power in the medium term through to 2017. It is stated that the start-up of Medupi has already been delayed by six months to the end of 2012.
ACCESSION #
69717832

 

Related Articles

  • S Africa looks to gas to fill power vacuum. Ford, Neil // African Business;Jul2007, Issue 333, p22 

    The article reports on the power generation strategy of South Africa to prevent power blackouts. The power blackouts are caused by the failure of national power utility Eskom to accurately assessed the increase in demand for electric power in the region. Mothballed coal-fired plants were to be...

  • Eskom plans new coal burn.  // Modern Power Systems;Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p5 

    The article reports that Medupi Power Station, a new supercritical coal-fired power station has been constructed by the Eskom in South Africa. According to the author, the power station symbolizes economic relief in the area where it will be built. He added that the 6x800 megawatt facility will...

  • SAPP: the shape of things to come? Ford, Neil // Power Economics;9/28/2004, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p7 

    This article presents information regarding the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), a regional power grid developed with the financial support of South African power giant Eskom. Some countries have been unable to participate fully in the SAPP because of inadequate or non-existent transmission...

  • Mitigating the Effects of Flexible Operation on Coal-Fired Power Plants. Hesler, Steve // Power;Aug2011, Vol. 155 Issue 8, p50 

    The article discusses different measures to mitigate the effects of flexible operation in coal-fired power plants in the U.S. It states that few of the coal-fired power plants in the country are designed for flexible operation, however, such framework has recorded operational impacts on the...

  • ALCAN SECURES LONG-TERM ENERGY SUPPLY FOR COEGA PROJECT.  // Worldwide Energy;Jan2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p4 

    The article reports on a long-term energy supply agreement secured by Alcan with ESKOM Holdings Ltd. The supply agreement was for the acquisition of electricity for the proposed 720kt greenfield COEGA aluminum smelter project. Some details of the greenfield COEGA aluminum smelter project are...

  • Refurb for Eskom coal-fired plant.  // International Power Generation;Nov2004, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p5 

    Reports on the commencement of the refurbishing efforts for the coal-fired power plant of South African state utility Eskom as of November 2004. Forecast on the increase in demand for power resources; Selection of Eskom by the government as the supplier of new capacity in the country.

  • Eskom extends Medupi's power delivery date.  // African Business News;7/ 9/2013, p26 

    The article reports that Eskom Holdings Ltd.'s Medupi coal fired power station in Limpopo has extended the deliver first power to the grid. Eskom has engaged with Hitachi and Alstom SA to resolve the technical issues on the boiler and control and instrumentation contracts. The Eskom board is...

  • ESKOM, Erica and SA's power crisis. DE LANGE, JAN // Finweek;2010 Mining Yearbook, p62 

    The article discusses electricity generation in South Africa (SA) and the expansion of the electricity generation facility to meet the demand of the mining industry. Erica Johnson, chief executive officer (CEO) of customer network business at Eskom Holdings Ltd., mentions that Eskom is committed...

  • Coal -- old faithful back in favour. Morgan, M. J. // African Business;Jul2009, Issue 355, p36 

    The article reports on the significance of coal in South Africa. It states that the country has produced 244 million tonnes of coal which was exported which was intended for power generation of Eskom. It infers that the demand for coal has risen faster that any other energy because aside from...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics