BPC to replace diesel with LNG at Orapa plant

Grinding on: The Orapa 
power station was commissioned in 2011 as a dual-fuelled plant
Grinding on: The Orapa power station was commissioned in 2011 as a dual-fuelled plant

The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) plans to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to replace diesel as the source fuel for its 90-megawatt Orapa plant, a senior official has said.

The corporation’s general manager for generation, Edward Rugoyi told this week’s Botswana Resources Infrastructure Energy Forum that plans for the conversion were in progress.

“We are thinking of importing LNG to fuel the 90MW,” he said.

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