A detailed request for proposals (RfP) has been issued to two bidders – Tlou Energy and Kalahari Sustainable Energy subsidiary Sekaname – selected by the government to develop a coalbed methane project of up to 100MW. Bids are due from the two companies by 12 July. The scheme is intended to establish pilot projects that will ultimately lead to establishing a gas supply for the 90MW Orapa peaking power plant, owned by the Botswana Power Corporation. Few details are yet known as the RfP requires confidentiality from the bidders.