Gas-to-power projects and infrastructure coming to South Africa

The government says it will issue a tender for a gas-to-power project before the end of the year.

Government is, according to the Deputy Director General for Energy Planning at the Department of Energy Ompi Aphane, keen to take advantage of lower global gas prices and kick-start the development of gas infrastructure in South Africa.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Chris Yelland, Energy Expert and Managing Editor at EE Publishers.

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This should’ve been done before 2008. This will take several years to build and is long overdue.

Chris Yelland, Managing Editor at EE Publishers

There are many advantages to using gas and it can complement renewable energy very well.

Chris Yelland, Managing Editor at EE Publishers

Mozambique is developing its gas resources.

Chris Yelland, Managing Editor at EE Publishers

This kind of business is for the really big players.

Chris Yelland, Managing Editor at EE Publishers

This article first appeared on 702 : Gas-to-power projects and infrastructure coming to South Africa


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