Kriel Coal Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom. It is located about 4km from Matla Power Station just outside the town of Kriel.

In contrast with most other Eskom power station, the turbine generators at Kriel is each housed in a separate building rather than the more common single turbine hall.

When Kriel was completed in 1979 it was the largest coal-fired power station in the Southern Hemisphere. It was also one of the first stations to be supplied with coal from a fully mechanised coal mine.

The Kriel Coal Power Station has six 500MW units for a total installed capacity of 3,000MW with turbine Maximum Continuous Rating at 36.90%.

Kriel Power Station
Country South Africa
Locale Mpumalanga
Coordinates 26°15′15″S 29°10′46″E / 26.25417°S 29.17944°E / -26.25417; 29.17944 / -26.25417; 29.17944
Owner(s) Eskom

Power station information
Primary fuel Coal
Generation units 6

Power generation information
Installed capacity 3,000 Megawatt