Karpowership SA says rival DNG holds emergency power deal 'hostage' with baseless graft claims

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 DNG is challenging the selection of Turkish company Karpowership as main preferred bidder in government's Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme.
DNG is challenging the selection of Turkish company Karpowership as main preferred bidder in government's Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme.
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Floating powership provider Karpowership SA has accused rival energy company DNG Power Holdings of delaying and "holding hostage" a programme to fast-track new power production as the two energy firms square off ahead of an upcoming court case.

DNG and Karpowership SA both bid for a government tender to quickly add new power production to SA's grid to "fill the current short-term supply gap" and cut down on load shedding.

After DNG lost out to Karpowership SA when preferred bidders for the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme  (RMIPPPP) were announced in mid-March, it claimed the tender process had been corrupted by shady backroom deals and engineered to favour its rival from the outset. 

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