Koniambo Nickel power station

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Koniambo Nickel power station is a 270-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in New Caledonia, a "special collectivity" (i.e., overseas colony) of France. The plant powers the Koniambo nickel mine.

Location

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Background on Plant

Koniambo Nickel power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 270 MW. The plant was completed in 2012, and is owned by Koniambo Nickel SAS. The plant powers the Koniambo nickel mine.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Koniambo Nickel SAS
  • Parent company: Koniambo Nickel SAS
  • Location: Koné Municipality, New Caledonia, France
  • Coordinates: -21.010213, 164.6839353 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 270 MW (Units 1 & 2: 135 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2012
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  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. Koniambo mine, Wikipedia, accessed Sept. 2015.

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