Emissions & Environment
South Africa has refused Karpowership SA’s application for environmental authorisation to develop gas to power via powerships at three ports in the country.
Middle East & Africa
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) of the United States, and Eskom, the South African utility, are forming an African Center for Essential Community Services (CECS).
Eskom in South Africa has been increasingly using its open cycle gas turbine power stations to create space for maintenance of its facilities, an issue that is a problem for the utility.
South Africa’s largest utility has been forced to ask industrial users to cut consumption by at least 10 per cent as the country struggles to maintain enough power to sustain the economy.