Tutuka Power Station

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Tutuka Power Station
Location of Tutuka Power Station
CountrySouth Africa
LocationMpumalanga
Coordinates26°46′43″S 29°21′7″E / 26.77861°S 29.35194°E / -26.77861; 29.35194Coordinates: 26°46′43″S 29°21′7″E / 26.77861°S 29.35194°E / -26.77861; 29.35194
StatusOperational
Commission date1985[1]
Owner(s)Eskom
Operator(s)
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
Power generation
Units operational6[1]
Nameplate capacity3,654 Megawatt[1]

Tutuka Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom.

History[edit]

The first unit at Tutuka was commissioned in June 1985 and the last went online in June 1990.

Power station[edit]

The station has six 609MW units with a total installed capacity of 3,654MW with turbine Maximum Continuous Rating at 38.00%. Tutuka is an important link in the 765kV extra-high-voltage transmission system linking Mpumalanga with the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.[1]

The station is a twin sister to Duvha Power Station.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Tutuka Power Station". Eskom. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 11 January 2010.

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