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Tutuka Power Station

Location: Between Standerton and Bethal, approximately 25 km from Standerton in Mpumalanga.

Employees: Approximately 850
 
History:
Tutuka's first unit was put in commercial on 1 June 1985 and the last unit on 4 June 1990.
General:
Tutuka consists of six 609MW units at an installed capacity of 3 654MW.
Approxiamately 850 employees and over a 100 trainees are employed here. Tutuka’s first unit was put in commercial on 1 June 1985 and the last unit on 4 June 1990. Tutuka is an important link in the 765kV extra-high-voltage transmission system linking Mpumalanga with the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. The station achieved a four star rating in its NOSA audit during August 2002.
 
 
Technical details:
- Six 609MW units
- Installed capacity: 3 654MW
- 2001 capacity: 3 510MW
- Design efficiency at rated turbine MCR (%): 38.00%
- Ramp rate: 33.33% per hour
- Average availability over last 3 years: 79,48%
- Average production over last 3 years: 19 764GWh
Contact details:
Tel: (017) 749-9111