The Western Cape Government’s Red Tape Reduction
Unit has intervened to mitigate the economic impact of the gas shortage in the
Western Cape MEC of Economic Opportunities, Alan
Winde, said the Red Tape Reduction Unit had liaised with Transnet National
Ports Authority to develop an interim solution to bridge the shortage of
qualified petroleum gas.
Spokesperson for MEC Winde, Bronwynne Jooste said
through the Red Tape Reduction Unit intervention, KayaGas was able to secure an
additional four hours in Cape Town Port which means for the first time in several
weeks they will be able to stock all retailers on their book.
MEC Winde says that “a reliable energy supply is
important for job creation and growth and this is why the Western Cape government,
the City of Cape Town, Green Cape and local businesses are working together to
ensure that we have reliable energy supply”
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