Early Breakfast with Africa Melane

Is a 20-year long contract for floating powerships really necessary?

Guest: Hilton Trollip | Fellow at UCT Global Risk Governance Programme The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy is defending using a 20-year power purchase agreements offered to companies to ease the country's electricity supply constraints. Hilton Trollip, research fellow in the Global Risk Governance Programme at UCT argues that powerships in particular could provide good value if leased for three years, in which time SA could construct permanent onshore gas turbines


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