Matimba Power Station
|Matimba Babomba Power Station|
|Thermal power station|
|Units operational||6 |
|Nameplate capacity||3,990 Megawatt |
The station consists of six 665 MW units with a total installed capacity of 3,990 MW. Turbine Maximum Continuous Rating is 35.60%. The power station was commissioned between 1988 and 1993. Matimba is the largest direct dry-cooled power station in the world. 
Matimba is fueled by the open cast Grootegeluk coal mine on the Waterberg Coalfield  with about 14.6 million tons of coal a year via a conveyor system. The mine is also contracted to supply the new Medupi Power Station.
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