Menu
CBN-banner

Eskom’s Medupi Unit 5 reaches commercial operation

Featured

Eskom’s Medupi Unit 5 reaches commercial operation Eskom’s Medupi Unit 5 reaches commercial operation

State-owned power utility Eskom announced on Monday that Unit 5 at the Medupi coal-fired power station project, in Limpopo, has reached commercial operation.

“Commercial operation status ensures technical compliance to statutory, safety and legal requirements. This signatory milestone marks the contractual handover of the unit from the primary contractors to Eskom, which means that Medupi Unit 5 is now part of the Eskom generation fleet,” interim group CEO Matshela Koko said in a statement.

Unit 5 achieved successful synchronisation on September 8 and, following further testing and optimising, its full power of 800 MW was attained on December 17, 2016.

Medupi Unit 6 became commercially operational on August 23, 2015.


 

Source

EngineeringNews

back to top

Industries

About us

Follow us

Follow us @BusinessNewsCT

BusinessNewsCT Travellers to fly Jozi water to thirsty Cape Town on Friday - https://t.co/qaZXDXCgGM https://t.co/b7qXTUD1s7
21hreplyretweetfavorite
BusinessNewsCT Metair embraces the electric vehicle age - https://t.co/xhL6LLIARS https://t.co/FOliCCfkON
21hreplyretweetfavorite
BusinessNewsCT ArcelorMittal South Africa selects Verster as CEO - https://t.co/RmFp1hagPN https://t.co/KwYr83KMzr
21hreplyretweetfavorite