Hendrina Power Station

Hendrina Power Station
Location of Hendrina Power Station in South Africa
Country South Africa
Location Mpumalanga
Coordinates 26°2′S 29°36′E / 26.033°S 29.600°E / -26.033; 29.600Coordinates: 26°2′S 29°36′E / 26.033°S 29.600°E / -26.033; 29.600
Commission date 1970[1]
Owner(s) Eskom
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal
Power generation
Units operational 10
Nameplate capacity 2,000 Megawatt[1]

Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is one of South Africa's oldest operating power stations.


Hendrina Power Station came into operation between June 1970 and December 1976. Between 1995 and 1997 half of Hendrina's 10 units were refurbished.

Power generation

The station contains ten AEG Kanis 200MW units with a total installed capacity on 2,000MW. Design efficiency at turbine MCR (Maximum Continuous Rating) is 34.20%. Hendrina, which is the only 10-unit power generating station in South Africa, is the world's largest AEG Kanis turbine installation.

See also


  1. 1 2 "HENDRINA POWER STATION". Eskom. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
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