South Africa power

South Africa sets out details for 7.2GW of additional gas-fired capacity

Issue 498 - 18 Jan 2024 - By Marc Howard | 3 minute read

The government’s latest Integrated Resource Plan, issued in early January, provided further details of South Africa’s plans for 7.2GW of new gas-to-power capacity to replace ageing coal-fired units. LNG is central to making that happen and a contract to develop an import terminal in Richards Bay has been awarded to the Netherlands’ Vopak.

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