Power ships are not the answer
The flaws of electricity procurement from these floating power plants outweigh the benefits
SA committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the Paris Accord, but the technologies to achieve the targets were not specified. In addressing the energy needs of the country, the government intends increasing gas use. Will SA benefit from power ships anchored off the southern coast?
Commitment to climate change abatement requires the country to reduce its use of coal. Projections that greenhouse gas emissions will peak in 2020-2025, plateau for a decade and decline thereafter are unachievable. ..
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