Chinese giant takes over 300 MW project

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In response to delays in the Mmamabula Energy Project (MEP), Chinese energy and mining titan Golden Concord Holdings Limited has snapped up a 70-percent equity in the 300-megawatt power station being developed by CIC Energy.

With the 1 200 MW coal-fired Mmamabula Energy Project (MEP) hamstrung by South African bureaucracy, CIC Energy last week announced it would fast-track the development of a 300 MW power station for domestic consumption purposes.

The new station - which will also be coal-fired - will leverage on the technical groundwork done for MEP and seek a Power Purchase Agreement with the Botswana Power Corporation and financial input from debt and equity partners.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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