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Botswana: CBM schemes selected

The Sekaname and Lesedi coal bed methane (CBM) projects have both been selected as preferred bidders in a government tender for up to 100MW of CBM power following a long-drawn-out tender process that only involved the two projects. The process is not over, as the pair have entered what the government calls an adjudication period in which the project sites will be inspected, and the companies must negotiate 30-year power purchase agreements with Botswana Power Corporation.

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