Results for IRP2019


Ntonbifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
Energy developments bode well for renewablesArticle

While the country continues to struggle with the crippling effects of prolonged load shedding, recent indicators point to a light at the end of the tunnel that is lit by renewable energy...

14 Sep 2020

Koeberg Nuclear Power Station. Source: Wikipedia
South Africans have a right to know government's nuclear plansArticle

Civil society organisation, Safcei, has evoked the Promotion of Access to Information Act to interrogate the government's latest push for further nuclear energy projects...

14 Aug 2020

Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa
Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across AfricaArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

Wind power in SA's post-Covid economic recovery
Wind power in SA's post-Covid economic recoveryArticle

The South African government needs to accelerate the implementation of its renewable-energy-heavy Integrated Resource Plan 2019 (IRP 2019) as part of the country's post-Covid-19 economic recovery package...

22 Jun 2020

IRP 2019 and the slow transition to a low-carbon economy
IRP 2019 and the slow transition to a low-carbon economyArticle

The Integrated Resource Plan 2019 (IRP2019) is the latest addition to the array of legal instruments South Africa has adopted to transition to a low-carbon economy and as part of its commitment to adapt to and mitigate against climate change under the international climate change framework...

Gillian Niven, Paula-Ann Novotny and Jeanique Pretorius 12 Nov 2019

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe
Coal remains primary energy source in IRP2019Article

The latest iteration of Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019) reflects what Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has been saying for some time.

18 Oct 2019

SA's energy supply from Cahora Bassa dam in Mozambique was interrupted by Cyclone Idai
Renewables: The cheaper, cleaner choice for SAArticle

Phasing out coal in the power sector by 2040 would allow SA to fulfil its commitment to the Paris Agreement goal of limiting warming to well below 2°C without significant impact on the economy...

1 Apr 2019

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