This article examines an important subset of the expected health costs associated with the commissioning of Kusile, the new coal-fired electricity generation plant. The subset of health impacts focuses on sulphur dioxides, nitrous oxides and large particulate matter (greater than 10 mm). The analysis makes use of the impact pathway approach combined with the data transfer methodology. The plant, which is expected to contribute 4800 MW of additional electricity to the South African grid is found to have modest health impacts… (more)

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