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Senegal’s Sendou Power Station achieves 100MW capacity test as part of ongoing re-commissioning

Dakar, Senegal, 30 July, 2022 – Senegal’s Sendou Power Station has achieved a significant milestone in its ongoing rehabilitation and return to service after it recently produced a 100-megawatt load test during a sustained run at the coal-fired single unit power station that is located in Sendou, 35 kilometers south-east of Dakar.

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Sebenzana key partners in Senegal’s Sendou power project

Sebenzana is proud to be a part of this exciting project at the Sendou Power Station in Senegal. We are also excited about assisting the site transition from coal to a gas-based power station in the coming years – enabling Senegal’s energy transition.

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GE gas turbines power 535MW cogeneration plant in Taiwan

A new combined cycle gas turbine power plant adding 535MW to the Taiwanese national grid has started commercial operations. The Chia Hut Combined Heat and Power Plant project was led by GE. The company supplied and installed its 7HA.02 gas turbine powering an H65 generator, a STF-A650 steam turbine powering an H33 generator, and a Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG).

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Renewable energy: Mining industry likely to snap up Ramaphosa’s power offer

Government has now given mining companies the ability to generate 100MW of power. So what happens now? Will the companies use this facility and, if so, how? And what effect will it have? Arguably, the company furthest down the line is gold miner Pan African Resources, which is already close to producing 10MW of solar photovoltaic power at its Evander mine.

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