South Africa: Environmental challenges pose new questions for Karpowership

Issue 441 - 24 Jun 2021

The government’s announcement of a sharp increase in the threshold at which power plants need a generation licence may be a tacit acknowledgement of the increasingly existential crises threatening Karpowership’s three risk mitigation independent power producer (IPP) procurement programme (RMIPPP) projects, in Coega (450MW), Richards Bay (450MW) and Saldanha (320MW).

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