The restructuring of South African power utility Eskom looks inevitable despite the major political controversy the process will entail, and the ensuing spat could jeopardise the country’s mooted relaunch of its gas-to-power plans next year.
South Africa plans to bring online an extra 8.10 GW of gas-fired power by 2030, with the first 2.25 GW to be ready by 2026, according to the latest draft of the integrated resource plan (IRP).
This is an aggressive timeline, and the independent power producer (IPP) department will...
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