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Graaff Electric Lighting Works and Molteno Reservoir
Oranjezicht, Cape Town, Western Cape

Date:1894
Type:Power Station
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
-33.938479,18.410246
33°56'18.52" S 18°24'36.88" E Alt: 104m

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This was Cape Town Municipality's first power station. It was able to run on steam (the chimney stack has since been removed) as well as water. It was also the first hydro electric station in South Africa.