- South Africa’s state owned energy utility, Eskom, has published a tender requesting proposals to supply Gourikwa power plant in Mosselbay and Ankerlig power station in Atlantis with gas.
- The two diesel power plants have been converted to dual fuel to also run on gas.
- The utility hopes to to do the switch by December 2027.
‘The supply, delivery and off-loading of Propane Gas via road tanker to Ankerlig and Gourikwa Power Station. The propane will be supplied to the respective sites on an “as and when required” basis for a 5 year period. Optional provision of storage space for 10 000kg of Propane within the vicinity of the Power Stations,’ Eskom tender document reads.
Link to tender documents HERE
Author: Bryan Groenendaal