Hwange Power Station Expansion

Hwange Power Station

This is Zimbabwe’s largest coal-fired power generator. Hwange Power Station has a nameplate capacity of 920MW and is the 14th largest in the Southern African region. Four of its 120 MW units were commissioned between 1983 and 1986. Two 220 MW units were commissioned in 1987.


Location   : next to existing 920 MW installed capacity Hwange Power - Station in Western Zimbabwe
Generation Classification : Coal fired
Project Description  : Brownfield
Additional Capacity  : 600 MW (2 x 300 MW)
Estimated Construction Period : 42 months
Transmission works  : Significant
Estimated Project Cost  : 1.5 Billion USD
Cost of Transmission Works : Included
National Project Status  : Granted

Status: EPC Contract awarded. Financial closure activities underway.