Energy and chemical company Sasol is now testing an on-site 140 MW gas-fired combined heat and power plant at its facility at Sasolburg in South Africaà¢€â„¢s Free State.
The plant is described by the company as South Africaà¢€â„¢s largest gas engine plant. It replaces coal-derived grid power and is due to hit full capacity by year-end, one quarter ahead of schedule.
à¢€Å“Sasol partners with government to deliver solutions and this latest investment is part of our significant capital expenditure programme in South Africa,à¢€ said Sasol New Energyà¢€â„¢s managing director, Henri Loubser
Sasol is a signatory to the South African Energy Efficiency Accord, an agreement between government and industry leaders to take voluntary measures to increase energy efficiency.
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