Radebe sees electricity investment being catalysed by IRP certainty

The long awaited update to South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) will be presented to Cabinet for its approval on August 15, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe confirmed on Thursday, adding that the document would provide much-needed certainty for investors in the electricity sector. The Minister also confirmed that the document, which is undergoing some final technical revisions, will be released for public comment and would also be subjected to stakeholder consultations within the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac).