Ncondezi Coal eyes 2017 start-up for Mozambique power project

Engineering News 13 September 2012.

Aim-listed Ncondezi Coal on Thursday published the results of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on a proposed 1 800 MW mine-mouth coal-fired power plant at the company’s namesake project, in the Tete province of Mozambique. Ncondezi, which earlier confirmed the economic and technical viability of the project, said that it would develop the coal-fired plant in phases of 300 MW each, with targeted expansion to 1 800 MW by 2023, in conjunction with a still undecided-on strategic partner…

(Editor’s note: Why another coal plant when they have all that gas coming on stream? With falling gas prices and rising coal prices this doesn’t make sense. Use the gas and export the coal or leave the coal in the ground for later.)