Kendal Power Station
|Kendal Power Station|
Location of Kendal Power Station in South Africa
|Coordinates||26°5′24″S 28°58′17″E / 26.09000°S 28.97139°ECoordinates: 26°5′24″S 28°58′17″E / 26.09000°S 28.97139°E|
|Thermal power station|
|Nameplate capacity||4,116 Megawatt|
Kendal was built between 1982 and 1993. The first unit went online in 1988. Kendal is currently the 22nd largest coal-fired power station in the world and largest power station of any kind in Africa.
Power generation is done by six 686 MW units for a total installed capacity of 4,116 MW. Design efficiency at rated turbine MCR: 35.30%
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