South Africa: USTDA funding LNG-to-power study

Issue 357 - 09 Nov 2017
The US Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to GreenCape Sector Development Agency to procure a US company to undertake a feasibility study into an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and gas-to-power scheme in the Western Cape. The study will assess market demand, socioeconomic impact and key risks for the project, as well as providing a preferred model for the importation of LNG. The study comes as the government’s LNG-to-power procurement programme has stalled in the face of the political crisis in South Africa.

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