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Kusile


Hitachi Exiting MHPS; MHI Will be Venture’s Sole Owner

Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi will withdraw from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), a joint venture it established in 2014 with another power equipment giant, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), over a…


Restructuring Report: Eskom ‘Fundamentally Insolvent, Permanently Impaired’

Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned utility that produces nearly 90% of the African powerhouse’s electricity, is saddled with liabilities, unavoidable expenses, and stranded costs that exceed $113 billion, and for various…


Financially Flailing Eskom Scrambles to Complete Defect-Ridden Coal Plants

South Africa's state-owned utility Eskom was forced to slash 2,000 MW on a rotational basis nationwide on Oct. 16 and Oct. 17. The newest round of power cuts—the first in…


Eskom’s Kusile wet flue gas desulphurization plant achieves 93% removal efficiency rate upon completion and performance test evaluation

Kusile is the first power plant in Africa to implement clean fuel technology such as flue-gas desulphurization – a state-of-the-art technology used to remove oxides of Sulphur Kusile’s Wet Flue…


Beleaguered Eskom Starts Up Kusile's First Supercritical Coal Unit

Africa’s first major coal-fired power unit to implement flue gas desulfurization (FGD) has been completed nearly a year earlier than expected. South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom brought Kusile 1, an…