Eskom to government: Forecasts for electricity demand in IRP too high

2018-12-27 06:00

In a previously confidential report to government, Eskom has said the forecasts for future electricity demand in the draft IRP were too high and could result in too much new power being commissioned.

IRP 2018: Too little, too slowly for energy transition?

2018-11-13 14:28

There are still strategic concerns around the proposed IRP 2018, write Prabhat Upadhyaya & Louise Scholtz of WWF South Africa.

Low-cost renewables could have been a game-changer, MPs hear

2018-10-18 16:08

Low-cost renewable energy offered Eskom a game-changing opportunity to help the cash-strapped utility save money, the Energy Portfolio Committee has heard.

AT A GLANCE: The new energy plan in numbers

2018-09-09 16:00

Struggling to wrap your head around the new draft Integrated Resource Plan? Here are the key figures, deadlines and milestones you need to know.


Include 'important' nuclear in SA's electricity mix, says Parly committee

2018-11-28 15:09

The energy portfolio committee has come out in strong support of including nuclear power in South Africa’s future electricity mix.

New energy plan still overestimating demand, committee hears

2018-10-31 10:56

Though the new draft IRP is a vast improvement on that of 2010, thanks to a "least-cost" scenario, the plan still sticks to electricity projections that are far too high, the portfolio committee has heard.

Nuclear power still viable for SA's energy mix - industry

2018-10-07 08:14

South Africa’s nuclear industry will ask government to bring back the 9.6GW of nuclear energy into the country’s energy mix.

Nuclear is still there

2018-09-02 06:01

Although the new Integrated Resource Plan is seen as a big improvement, its pricing structure, especially concerning new coal stations, is seen as implausible.

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