Vilanculos and Inhassoro districts in Inhambane Province are not connected to the national power grid and rely entirely on Temane gas power plant for energy supply. Over the years, demand peak in the area reached above the available supply capacity of Temane power plant.
Other work performed
2013 – 2015
Expansion of the plant and installation of the Waukesha Generator Sets of 2,600 kW each. The expansion included the construction of a new engine room, new 11/33 kV substation, new compressed air system and all auxiliary equipment, including crane, radiators, etc.
All of the works listed above were "Turnkey" and included a large training program for EDM staff that took place locally and abroad to ensure proper operation and maintenance of generator sets and the rest equipment.
2011 - 2013
Continuation of the rehabilitation program with the supply, assembly and commissioning of the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Guascor Gas Generator Sets.
2009 - 2010
Continuation of the rehabilitation program with the supply and assembly of the Third and Fourth Guascor Generating Groups, which commence their commercial operation in 2010. At the same time, the small and obsolete 300 kW generator sets that existed in the plant were progressively removed when EDM started the operation of the Temane Power Plant in 2007.
2008 - 2009
Continuação do programa de reabilitação com o fornecimento e montagem do Segundo Grupo Gerador Guascor, que inicia a sua operação comercial em 2009. Ao mesmo tempo foram progressivamente removidos os pequenos e obsoletos grupos geradores de 300 kW
2007 - 2008
Beginning of the rehabilitation program of Temane Power Station with the supply and assembly of the first Guascor Gas Generator Group, with a power of 950 kW. This generator set starts its commercial operation in the year 2008.
Electricidade de Moçambique
Rehabilitation and Expansion of Temane Power Plant
In 2007 when the operation and management of the Temane Gas Power plant in Inhambane province was transferred to EDM, Tecnel Service was the company selected to carry out the ambitious Rehabilitation program of the plant. In 2013, Tecnel was once again the company selected to carry out the plant expansion, with the installation of 2 new Gas Generators of 2,600 kW each. Currently the power plant has an installed capacity of 11.800 kW.
EDM Power Plant in Temane - 2 x 2.6MVA Gas Generator Group Installed by Tecnel (2015)
Work currently in progress (2016)
Continuous support to EDM during the Warranty period of the two new Gas Generator, which began operation in December and April respectively.
Continuous post-warranty support to remaining 7 Gas Generators.
The Energy Minister, Dr. Salvador Namburete, inaugurated the Temane Thermoelectric Power Plant in Inhassoro District, Inhambane Province, on 17 December 2014, after benefiting from a upgrade of its electric power generation capacity.