South Africa’s new IRP fails to end uncertainty

Issue 402 - 25 Oct 2019
An updated version of South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) – the energy mix planning document that guides and constrains procurement – has been approved for the first time since 2010. The IRP is meant to be updated every two years but has become a lightning rod for arguments about the future of electricity generation and coal mining in the country, as well as being drawn into controversy over state capture.

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