After billions in cost overruns, design flaws, delays and load shedding, Medupi is finally complete
Medupi power station near Lephalale, in Limpopo. Picture:Lucky Nxumalo
Six years after the first unit began supplying power to the grid, the sixth and last generating unit at Eskom’s Medupi coal power station in Lephalale, Limpopo has finally reached commercial operation.
It is the fourth largest coal-fired plant and the largest dry-cooled power station in…