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Mobile Power Plants Are Taking to the High Seas

  • Vessels can deploy within weeks despite Coronavirus lockdowns
  • Ships tap into currently oversupplied natural gas market
Karpowership’s Karmol LNGT leaving port in Singapore/

Karpowership’s Karmol LNGT leaving port in Singapore/

Source: Karpowership

As economic lockdowns complicate efforts to bring electricity to every corner of the planet, one company is putting generation units on ships that can sit offshore and plug into local grids at short notice.

Karpowership is busy marketing floating power plants across the developing world, where governments are seeking extra voltage to power hospitals and other facilities to keep the lights on during the coronavirus pandemic.