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In the Media
- MyBroadband — Karpowership launches Saldanha pollution appeal after missing deadline
- BusinessTech — Mantashe throws down the gauntlet over power ships: ‘Take us to court as much as you want’
- Bloomberg — South Africa Rejects Nonprofit’s Charge in Karpowership Win
- Energy Capital Power — South Africa Grants Karpowership Access to Three Ports for 20 Years
- BusinessTech — Karpowership secures rights to move on three South African ports
- Reuters — South Africa grants Turkey’s Karpowership deal to ease power crisis
- News 24 — Transport Dept confirms it gave Karpowership mooring rights for SA ports three months ago
- MyBroadband — Major win for Karpowership’s plans in South Africa
Last month, energy minister Gwede Mantashe announced the new preferred bidders to create more power for the grid. While green energy such as solar and wind are part of that for mix, so are three powerships – massive vessels that will be parked offshore to generate power.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse is challenging the national energy regulator on what it calls secrecy about the decision to award generation licences to Karpowership. For more, eNCA speaks to Outa’s energy project manager, Brendan Slate.
Government has given the go ahead for plans by Karpowerships to use three ports to supply electricity to the country. Officials say the use of power ships Is the quickest way to resolve the country’s energy crisis. Transport Department spokesperson, Collen Msibi speaks to eNCA
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy expressed his support for the Karpowership option to help alleviate load shedding, stating that the situation South Africans face is so dire that any alternative is preferable, despite the costs involved.
Karpowership’s electricity-generating vessels