Media Briefing on the IEP and IRP 22 November 2016 By Honourable Tina Joemat-Pettersson, MP Minister of Energy
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The Department of Energy earlier announced the Draft Intergrated Resource Plan and Integrated Energy Plan for public consultation. See the presentation on the new IRP proposal here.
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