Lethabo Power Station
Type: Coal Fired Power Station
Construction Date: 1980 - 1990
Location: Free State, South Africa
S 26.74174° E 27.977176°
Lethabo Power Station, situated near Sasolburg in the Orange Free State, South Africa consists of six 618 Megawatt units generating a potential total electricity capacity of 3,708 Megawatt.
Lethabo Power Station has been built on 11 000 concrete piles which were sunk 25m deep. The reason being to alleviate the heaving clay problem after some 190 000 blue gum trees were removed during site clearing operations. At the time, it was the largest piling contract ever awarded to a South African contractor. The station is 16 years old this year.
Lethabo Power Station Instrumentation consists of the following:
Instruments installed are intended to monitor:
Installed Instruments Specification:
Consulting Engineers: Roshcon
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