Construction Of 600 Mw Morupule B Power Station Begins

source: Mmegi
By Brian Benza
Staff Writer

Palapye : Construction of the 600 mw Morupule B phase 1 power station has begun with the first output expected in January 2012.

Speaking at the official ground breaking ceremony of the power plant on Friday, Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Ponatshego Kedikilwe said the project, which he hopes contractor China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC) will finish with no time or cost over runs, is a medium term solution to the country power supply-demand mismatch.

Currently, the country which imports 80 percent of its power needs, only has [continue reading]

  1. Kesalopa Edwin Phuduhutswana

    I wish this project of Morupule B Power Station should create more jobs for Batswana not only the foreighners.I say so because I am a citizen of Botswana holding a Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering but its difficult to get good jobs around so I think we should be given chances.

    Thank you

    Kesalopa Edwin Phuduhutswana

  2. this projects should play a big role in youth empowerment and jobs opportunity and also development of the country,i am jobless but having Trade Test B in Electrical Installation.

    Thank you

    Onalenna Thabo Tshipe

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