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Bids Listed to Plug South Africa’s Power Generation Shortage

  • Risk-mitigation program aimed at expediting projects
  • More than two dozen developers submit bids to IPP office
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South Africa’s program to narrow a shortage of as much as 3,000 megawatts of electricity generation has drawn interest from solar, gas and powership developers.

Richards Bay Gas Power 2, Scatec Solar SA and Karpowership SA are among firms listed as bidders for the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producers’ Procurement Programme on the website of the Independent Power Producer office.