Mmamantswe developer to submit 600MW Eskom bid

A developer recently roped in by African Energy to buy the Mmamantswe Energy Project in Botswana’s eastern coalfields will submit a bid to supply 600MW of power to South Africa’s Eskom.

African Energy recently sealed a deal for the conditional sale of Mmamantswe  project to an unnamed South African developer for $20 million (P200 million).

The Mmamantswe project, which is estimated to host 1.25 billion tonnes of coal, has an approved Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for a coal mining operation of up to 10 million tonnes a year, and a 2,000MW power station.

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